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kabbalah

Paranormal
A system of eclectic mysticism and healing based on ancient Jewish tradition involving angelology, demonology, meditation, prayers and ritual.
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He passed his hand over his brow, as though to brush away the idea which assailed him; then he took from the table a nail and a small hammer, whose handle was curiously painted with cabalistic letters.
A dark goblin seized her, mounted a Stygian stairway, thrust her into a vault with a glimmer of light in its top and muttered the menacing and cabalistic words "Two dollars
I glanced down at the flimsy blackened pages whose very handwriting seemed cabalistic, incomprehensible to the experience of Western Europe.
The man in the brown coat, with the cabalistic documents in his pocket, was no other than our old acquaintance Mr.
Mr Abel will place his name against the other wafer, repeating the same cabalistic words, and the business is over.
Either way, it seemed a classic example of the 'old', top-down, centrist, secretive, cabalistic, spin-riddled, machine politics that Jeremy Corbyn senses most of us find increasingly nauseating and alienating.
But once the evidence was uncovered that Dreyfus was innocent, all the ancient prejudices about the Jews surged into the public sphere--their wealth, their secret cabalistic influence, their supposed mendacity, their tribal loyalty, the impossibility that they could ever be quintessentially or loyally French.
One must first lay aside "conceptual formulations, cabalistic symbols, or rhetoric" (Lamp 5), and learn "to enjoy the beauty of the world intuitively" (5).
By positing a Johnsonesque power broker and master schemer who wields cabalistic influence behind the scenes, "House of Cards'' assigns order and purpose to what, in real life, is too often just an endless, baffling tic-tac-toe stalemate.
According to the "Smorfia" ("The Grimace"), a chart that interprets the cabalistic meaning of numbers, there is a close correspondence between acts, events, gestures and animals - which often occur in dreams - to numbers.
Unfortunately more often than not, this quest takes the form of religion a la carte, a sort of postmodern Gnosticism--an explosive mixture of cabalistic influences combined with Sufism, Christian mysticism with yoga, and so on.
He awarded himself a bogus doctorate in theology, had stationery printed up, and advertised in various magazines offering theological degrees and a cabalistic drawing for a substantial price.