The Kabbalistic Tradition: An Anthology of Jewish Mysticism (Penguin Classics)

By: Unterman, Alan

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A comprehensive survey of the Jewish mystical tradition

An indispensable guide to thousands of years of spiritual inquiry, The Kabbalistic Tradition features writings from a variety of literary forms-from the earliest biblical sources through twentieth-century studies-as well as practical information and practices for the modern reader. These selections concentrate on the three main areas of Kabbalistic creativity-the literature of Zohar, the Lurianic corpus, and the Chasidic mystical tradition. Alan Unterman's enlightening introduction examines the unique characteristics of the Kabbalah and places this volume in its proper historical and philosophical context.

For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators.

Title:: The Kabbalistic Tradition: An Anthology of Jewish Mysticism (Penguin Classics)

Author:: Unterman, Alan

Categories: Judaism,

Publisher: Penguin Classics: January 2009

ISBN Number:: 0140437991

ISBN Number: 13: 9780140437997

Binding:: Paper Back

Book Condition:: New

Seller ID:: 175775