Concealment and revelation esotericism and its paradoxes in Jewish tradition and political theory by Moshe Halbertal

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Published by Princeton University Press in Princeton, NJ .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Mysticism -- Judaism,
  • Cabala -- History,
  • Judaism -- History -- Medieval and early modern period, 425-1789

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

StatementMoshe Halbertal ; translated by Jackie Feldman.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBM526 .H34513 2007
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17564655M
ISBN 100691125716
ISBN 109780691125718
LC Control Number2007001212

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With Concealment and Revelation Moshe Halbertal presents a thorough overview of the function of esotericism in Medieval Judaism that raises questions for today about how we might reconcile tradition with external truths.

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Through the cultivation of a yogic way of life we can better see the intrinsic goodness of life and our connection to the Supreme Whole.

The objective of life is to weaken the hold of the concealment (justice) and reveal the compassion and revelation within. No person is immune to the forces of "justice" in this dark world.

Our challenge is not to be overcome by the severer moments of life, and recognize the compassion even in the darker : Simon Jacobson.

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Ottawa: Association for Baha'i Studies North America. Concealment and Revelation Book Description: During the twelfth and thirteenth centuries, great new trends of Jewish thought emerged whose widely varied representatives--Kabbalists, philosophers, and astrologers--each claimed that their particular understanding revealed the actual secret of the Torah.

Revelation and Concealment There is nothing else in the world except the Light (the Creator) and that which was created by the Light (the person, Concealment and revelation book remains inside this Light). A person can perceive this Light when there is a correspondence between the qualities of the human being and those of the Creator.

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Carefully tracing the rise of esotericism and its function in medieval Jewish thought, Moshe Halbertal's richly detailed historical and cultural analysis gradually builds conceptual-philosophical force to culminate in a masterful Brand: Princeton University Press.

Hence, the paradox of the Book of Revelation: it is both a ‘revelation’ and a concealment. This brings us back to Mary. Her ultimate mission is to reveal the Redeemer to the world. That is, after all, what she did when she gave birth to Him.

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—Revelation 6- Keys to understanding the book of Revelation. Its meaning is positive, not fearful or terrifying to those who serve God.

While many associate the word “apocalypse” with great disaster, the book of Revelation begins and ends by saying that those who read, understand, and apply its message would be happy for doing so.

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Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read. because God knows how to communicate to you.

In addition, let me say the obvious. The Book of Revelation is a revelation, ‘‘the revelation of Jesus Christ’’ (). ‘‘Revelation’’ means an unveiling, a disclosure, a display of who God is and what he promises to do.

The Book is not a concealment, a puzzle, a riddle, as some people File Size: 5MB. Concealment and Revelation Moshe Halbertal, Jackie Feldman Published by Princeton University Press Halbertal, Moshe and Jackie Feldman. Concealment and Revelation: Esotericism in Jewish Thought and its Philosophical by: Revelation and Concealment In the process of studying Kabbalah, one passes through many states of revelation and concealment of the Creator.

The lesson presents Baal HaSulam's article "The Creator's Revelation and Concealment," which describes these states, and goes onto explain the importance of.

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It has wide implications for the political craving for transparency, and dazzling insights into depth psychology (such as Freud's) and esoteric tendencies in philosophy (such as Wittgenstein's).

Sissela Bok is a senior visiting fellow at the Harvard Center for Population and Development usly, she was a professor of philosophy at Brandeis Univeristy. She is the author of Lying: Moral Choice in Private and Public Life; Secrets: On the Ethics of Concealment and Revelation; A Strategy for Peace: Human Values and the Threat of War; Alva Myrdal: A Daughter’s.

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Western Gnostic, esoteric, and mystical thinking capitalizes on the hidden and hiding God. He becomes the hallmark of the mystics, Gnostics, sages, and artists who attempt to make accessible to Cited by: 1.

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Dedication to Dr Peter Davis The international conference on ‘Hidden Stories’, from which many of the articles in this issue had their source, was held at Victoria College of the Arts & Music, at the University of Melbourne, Australia.

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A veil is a piece of material worn to cover the face or head – so the notion of concealment is built into the meaning.

But, rather than conceal, the veil of Veronica displays the miraculous image and reveals the Face of God in Christ, the Incarnation. Morgan calls it “the sudarium, the medium through which we encounter God on earth.”.

From Concealment to Revelation also helps keep one on-track during the concealment stage - the preparation for the revelation of the Creator's Face. Helping the student connect all the states and experiences along the way to the Higher Guidance, this book lets us see that they are all signs of progress, intended to foster within a true desire.

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