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A Guide to the Zohar

Arthur Green
Format
Book
Published
Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, 2004.
Language
English
ISBN
0804749078 (cloth), 0804749086 (paper)
Contents
  • pt. 1. The Kabbalistic tradition, a brief history until the Zohar. Teachings of the kabbalists, the ten sefirot
  • pt. 2. What is the Zohar. The Zohar, Midrash on the Torah
  • The Zohar narrative
  • Mysticism of the Zohar
  • The Zohar in historical context
  • pt. 3. Selected themes within the Zohar. Creation and origins
  • Between worlds
  • Evil and the demonic
  • Torah and revelation
  • The commandments
  • Avodah, the life of worship
  • The tsaddiq and the life of piety
  • The Jewish people, exile, and Messiah
  • pt. 4. The Zohar. Special sections of the Zohar
  • The question of authorship
  • The language of the Zohar
  • Editing and printing of the Zohar
  • Influence and canonization of the Zohar.
Description
xiv, 191 p. ; 22 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. 189-191).
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