kabbalah

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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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It runs the gamut from Antonio Damasio's best-selling Looking for Spinoza (2003), celebrating Spinoza for anticipating modern biology's take on "the mind-body problem," to numerous reconstructions of Spinoza's Jewish roots in medieval philosophy, cabbalist mysticism, or "Marrano theology.
That cabbalist who played at being God gave his spacey offspring the nickname Golem.
A variant is the family name Luzzatto, which produced at least two intellectual titans in the 18th and 19th centuries: the cabbalist and poet Moshe Chayyim Luzzatto, commonly called Ramchal, and the rabbinical scholar Shmuel David Luzzatto, commonly called Shadal.