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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Prosperous and free, the city also held the graves of the great rabbinic figures of the second century, a period of suffering under Roman rule that the medieval Cabbalists saw as their own distant mirror.
For Jewish cabbalists, Moses was 'the paragon of Jewish mystics',(9) the prophet and mystic who exemplified the spiritual goal of the true cabbalist.
then proceeds to analyze typologically, phenomenologically, and historically visions of God in the early Hekhalot literature, some important medieval pre-Cabbalistic figures, and more extensively the German Pietists of the 12th-13th centuries, and the array of Provencal-Spanish cabbalists whose work culminates in The Zohar.