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Lurianic Kabbalah and Mysticism

  1. Overview
    1. Overview- Lurianic Kabbalah and Mysticism
  2. Primary sources and presentations
    1. Sefer `Ets Hayyim, Yosef Hacker, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel.
    2. Popularization of the Kabbalah- Two Early Modern Perspectives, Boaz Huss, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel.
    3. Sefer Ha-Heshek, Moshe Rosman, Bar-Ilan University, Israel.
    4. The Role of Marriage and Marital Sexuality in Lurianic Kabbalah, Lawrence Fine, Mount Holyoke College, USA.
  3. Secondary sources
    1. Horowitz, Elliot. “Coffee, Coffeehouses, and the Nocturnal Rituals of Early Modern Jewry.” AJS Review 14, no. 1 (1989)- 17-46.
    2. Horowitz, Elliot. “The Eve of the Circumcision- A Chapter in the History of Jewish Nightlife.” Journal of Social History 23, no. 1 (1992)- 45-69.
    3. Idel, Moshe. “Italy in Safedm, Safed in Italy- Toward an Interactive History of Sixteenth-Century Kabbalah,” in Cultural Intermediaries (2004), 239-269.
    4. Idel, Moshe. “One from a town, two from a clan”- The Diffusion of Lurianic Kabbalah and Sabbateanism-a reexamination.” Jewish History 7, no. 2 (1993)- 79-104
  4. Images
    1. Eshel Avraham (17–), MS 4599, Fols. 344v-345r – kabbalistic diagrams.
    2. Kabbala Denudata, Sulzbach- Abraham Lichtenthaler, 1677, B (NS)K115, Frontispiece and fig. 12.
    3. Zohar, Mantua, 1558, RB146-10, Title page.
    4. Derekh Etz Hayyim, Hayyim Vital (Jerusalem?), 1720, MS 2178, Fol. 1r.
    5. Elegy by David Finzi in honor of Moses Zacuto, Mantua, 1697, B (NS)PP565.
    6. Kehillat Yaakov, Moshe Galante, Safed, 1557, RB 8660, Title page.

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