effect is considered in great detailed in a penetrating analysis of "El Aleph." This story is looked at both in its "macrotextual" or overall organization of its ambitious plot as well as in the subtle implications of the main text regarding themes such as infinity and eternity, the mystical nature of divinity, unrequited love, the finality of death, the sequential nature of language, and ironic, critical observations regarding national literary institutions.
She interrogated Christianity, examined natural magic, and delved into Judaism and the Jewish Cabbala
. An outstanding treatment of Cavendish's foray into natural magic is the aforementioned Shanahan's "Natural Magic in The Convent of Pleasure.' Shanahan reveals that "my aim ...
While I waited and smoked, I re-read Shamir's Cabbala
Stimulated by experts in the Jewish Cabbala
, he moved his expectations of the coming of the Messiah to Easter 1530.
By and large, the distribution of 'Russian' Olim along the religious spectrum starts to resemble the mainstream Israeli pattern typical of the post-secular era (Shenhav, 2008), with only a minority (about 20%) identifying as consistent secularists and the rest partaking in various forms of Jewish traditions, studying Cabbala
or searching for spirituality in non-Jewish domains: remote Hindu/Buddist ashrams and New Age movements (Yonah and Goodman, 2004).
(my dictionary spells it with a "c" and no "h"), a text that is one of the mystical foundations of Judaism, provided him with an antidote to the standard medical school education, which too often focuses on biochemistry and statistics while ignoring the human spirit.
These artists found their inspiration among others in esotericism (theosophy, anthroposophy, Ouspensky, organica and the Cabbala
), whilst their works were hailed as prophetic, foreshadowing a new world.
He no longer talked to me of God or of the cabbala
, but only of what he had seen" (Wiesel 1960: 4).
to write her "Cabbala
", and she speculates whether a soul can
La voracita di Stabile, vero e proprio Comestor, si estende agli aspetti piu reconditi del passato, con frequenti immersioni nell'astrologia e nella cabbala
. Il risultato e sempre affascinante, in quanto offre il quadro di un Medioevo radicalmente diverso dalla modernita, e pertanto prezioso per saggiare la originalita degli autori rinascimentali e postrinascimentali.
Also in this period, thanks to Pordage she began to absorb the notions of Jakob Boehme, "Silesian theosopher," and the author investigates his ideas, which embraced "occult philosophy, Gnosticism, the Cabbala
, alchemy and magic" (25).
Another sentence not to be found in Yiddish: "One day I asked my father to find me a master to guide me in my studies of the cabbala
(4) Mitchell's theosophy, like his theatre theory, was a well-made synthesis, a bricolage of such diverse elements as Jungian thought, the poetry of Walt Whitman, the Bhagavad Gita, Cabbala
, Neo-Platonist thinking, and, of course, Olcott and Blavatsky, among others.
A key to the hidden purposes of God was offered in the study of the Jewish mystical Cabbala
. Jews expelled from Spain by Ferdinand and Isabella in 1492 arrived at the English court bringing with them knowledge of Islamic medicine, alchemy and Cabbala
Genesis by means of the Threefold Cabbala
, namely, the Literal, the