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Synonyms for kabbalah

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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"Before I became interested in Kabbalah I had a circle of friends who only wanted to play video games, drink and smoke drugs all the time.
Sometimes the comment seems more dependent on Frances Yates (the hermetic tradition) and Harold Bloom (the Kabbalah as a literary paradigm) than on Bruno himself.
Scholem's revolutionary argument--repeated from his first book in English (Major Trends in Jewish Mysticism) through to his last--is that the Kabbalah is neither authoritarian nor sectarian.
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So when Marcus Weston, Madonna's London Kabbalah Centre teacher and spiritual adviser, invited me down, I was, not surprisingly, a little sceptical.
Kabbalah originates from Jewish people's religion Judaism.
Critique: Deftly edited by Roger Gaetani and with an informative Foreword by Patrick Laude, "Universal Aspects of the Kabbalah and Judaism" is enhanced with the inclusion of a glossary, a list of sources, biographical notes, and a comprehensive index.
The Kabbalah jewelry products offered have a unique design to them (made by Israeli artists) which makes every piece of jewelry stand out in its own special way.
Karen Berg, the singer's adviser on Kabbalah, told the New York magazine that the 'Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels' director underwent the procedure to adhere to his then wife's Kabbalah beliefs.
One of their most controversial views is that Jews would have survived the Holocaust had they studied Kabbalah. Madonna is even rumoured to be planning a Kabbalah commitment ceremony to her model toyboy lover Jesus Luz, who appeared yesterday on the catwalk at a Milan fashion show.
This work by Drob (clinical psychology, Fielding Graduate U.) has been conceived as a dialogue between the Jewish mystic Kabbalah of Isaac Luria and subsequent interpreters and postmodern philosophy, particulary engaging the thought of Jacques Derrida (who was once reportedly characterized by Emmanuel Levinas as the "contemporary embodiment of Lurianic Kabbalism") and, to a lesser extent, the thought of Ludwig Wittgenestein and Sigmund Freud.
Christopher Ciccone writes in Life With My Sister Madonna: "I hope it is Kabbalah's lesson that she is not the centre of the universe."
Madonna has angered the father of her adopted son David Banda by raising him in the Kabbalah faith.
Students of Judaic studies who want a reference on Kabbalah which is a solid introduction will find answers in What You Need to Know About Kabbalah, a workbook clarifying the contemporary issues to be gleaned from Jewish mysticism.