HJCS 478 - Jewish Mysticism
Section: 001
Term: FA 2007
Subject: Hebrew and Jewish Cultural Studies (HJCS)
Department: LSA Middle East Studies
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Taught in English.
May not be repeated for credit.
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A critical study of the historical development of Jewish mysticism, its symbolic universe and its social ramifications. The focus is on the variegated medieval stream known as Kabbalah. The issues explored are: the nature of mystical experience; images of God and the Person; symbols of the male and female; the problems of evil; mysticism and language; kabbalistic myth and ritual innovation; and kabbalistic interpretations of history.

HJCS 478 - Jewish Mysticism
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001 (LEC)
TuTh 10:00AM - 11:30AM
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