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Synonyms for kabbala

an esoteric or occult matter resembling the Kabbalah that is traditionally secret

an esoteric theosophy of rabbinical origin based on the Hebrew scriptures and developed between the 7th and 18th centuries

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From Metaphysics to Midrash: Myth, History, and the Interpretation of Scripture in Lurianic Kabbala. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2008.
'Danny was my first choice for the cover of my first book, 'Kagilagilalas na Pakikipagsapalaran ni Juan dela Cruz' (Kabbala Publishing, Tamaraw Printing, 1979),' says Lacaba, whose other book, 'Edad Medya: Mga Tula sa Katanghaliang Gulang,' which won the 2000 National Book Award for Poetry in Filipino, also has Dalena's painting as cover.
Both Gottika and The Path of Names weave elements of the Jewish mystical traditions of Gnosticism and kabbala into their plots and characters.
After he returned to Venice he was seized by the Inquisition, accused of numerous heresies, magic, Kabbala and sexual misconduct, and was eventually burned, becoming the first so-called martyr of science.
I want to be a scholar and think about the holy sparks of the Kabbala and the Gnostic divine within us all and maybe even the apostle Paul's almost-panentheism in Acts 17, but it is a dog, and there's something absolutely wonderful and, indeed, funny in this odd little statement of a quite earthy theology.
She covers Jewish enlightenment and the Kabbala dispute, Jewish immigration to East Africa, Jewish immigration to Palestine, challenging the Zionist enterprise and ethos, family values regarding inheritance and polygamy in transition, and traditional education and secular studies.
Lo Guest, 'n kenner op die gebied van die Joodse mistisisme, het tydens 'n praatjie by die Theosophical Library Centre in Altadena gewys op een van die beginsels van die Kabbala voor die moderne era, dat studies daarvan geslote moet wees vir gewone mense (ook vir vroue) en slegs toeganklik vir diegene wat deeglik daarop voorberei is, dit wil se, na jare se studie van die Bybel en die Talmoed.
As the Kabbalists whom Dixon encounters state, the Golem is fit for a textual America where the '"New World' was ever a secret Body of Knowledge,--meant to be studied with the same dedication as the Hebrew Kabbala" and where "Forms of the Land, the flow of water, the occurrence of what us'd to be call'd Miracles, all are Text,--to be attended to, manipulated, read, remember'd" (487).
According to Frantisek Langer, brother of Jiri Langer, the Jewish youth from Prague who left home to live among the Hassidim of Eastern Galicia, and author of Die Erotik der Kabbala, "During the war he had made friends with Franz Kafka, and the two men used to go for walks together in Prague.
Kabbala, Miejam al-mu'clllifin (Beirut, 1993), 5: 226; Carl Brockelmann, GAL, I: 434 (559), Supp.
The dreamy trance like world of the hermetic faiths- Kabbala, Shamanism, Paganism, Hinduism, Taoism, Shitoism and Gnostic Christianity was lost with loss of the Neanderthal structure of the brain.
Readers who are unfamiliar with some of the concepts (kabbala, the Names of God, Gematria) maybe a little perplexed initially, but will still ultimately appreciate the unfolding of the mystery as Dahlia pieces together all the fragments of information that she has accumulated.