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The Resource The paradoxical ascent to God : the kabbalistic theosophy of Habad Hasidism, Rachel Elior ; translated from Hebrew by Jeffrey M. Green

The paradoxical ascent to God : the kabbalistic theosophy of Habad Hasidism, Rachel Elior ; translated from Hebrew by Jeffrey M. Green

Label
The paradoxical ascent to God : the kabbalistic theosophy of Habad Hasidism
Title
The paradoxical ascent to God
Title remainder
the kabbalistic theosophy of Habad Hasidism
Statement of responsibility
Rachel Elior ; translated from Hebrew by Jeffrey M. Green
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • heb
  • eng
Member of
Cataloging source
CN8ML
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Elior, Rachel
Dewey number
296.8/3322
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
BM198
LC item number
.E429 1993
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
SUNY Series in Judaica : Hermeneutics, Mysticism, and Religion
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Mysticism
  • Cabala
  • Habad
  • RELIGION
  • Cabala
  • Habad
  • Mysticism
Label
The paradoxical ascent to God : the kabbalistic theosophy of Habad Hasidism, Rachel Elior ; translated from Hebrew by Jeffrey M. Green
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
not applicable
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 255-268) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Front Matter -- Half Title Page -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Dedication Page -- Table of Contents -- Preface -- Content -- Introduction -- A Spiritual Awakening -- The Influence of the Kabbalah -- The Historical Background -- The Hasidic World-View -- Habad-Hasidism -- The Dual Meaning of Existence -- The Dialectical Systems -- The Books of Habad -- The Four Subjects of Discussion -- The Background of the Paradoxical Argument -- The Doctrine of Divinity, the Mystical Theology -- Acosmism -- The Relation Between God and the World
  • Wholeness as the Incorporation of OppositesHashvaah (Equalization) -- Entity and Manifestation-Nothingness and Being -- The Doctrine of Tzimtzum -- Transcendence and Immanence -- The Paradox-Two Opposites in a Single Subject -- Soul Consciousness and Perception -- The Doctrine of the Soul -- The Divine Soul -- The Bestial Soul -- Divine Worship -- Divine Worship-Introduction -- Two Aspects of Divine Worship -- Esoterics and Exoterics -- The Dispute over the Dissemination of Spiritual Doctrines -- Ha-'Avodah be-Bittul -- Worship in Self-Annihilation
  • Self-Annihilation and the Divine WholenessHa-'Avodah be-Hitbonenut -- Worship in Contemplation -- The Controversy over Contemplation -- The Three Principal Types of Worship in Annihilation -- Faith That Transcends Intellect and Comprehension -- Mesirut Nefesh-Self-Sacrifice -- The Confrontation Concerning the Goals of Spiritual Worship -- 'Avodah be-Hipukh -- Worship through Inversion and the Actualization of Divine Wholeness -- Back Matter -- Conclusion -- Glossary -- Notes -- Primary Sources -- Reference List -- Index -- Back Cover
Control code
794701340
Extent
1 online resource (xx, 279 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781438401980
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
not applicable
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)794701340
Label
The paradoxical ascent to God : the kabbalistic theosophy of Habad Hasidism, Rachel Elior ; translated from Hebrew by Jeffrey M. Green
Publication
Antecedent source
not applicable
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 255-268) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Front Matter -- Half Title Page -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Dedication Page -- Table of Contents -- Preface -- Content -- Introduction -- A Spiritual Awakening -- The Influence of the Kabbalah -- The Historical Background -- The Hasidic World-View -- Habad-Hasidism -- The Dual Meaning of Existence -- The Dialectical Systems -- The Books of Habad -- The Four Subjects of Discussion -- The Background of the Paradoxical Argument -- The Doctrine of Divinity, the Mystical Theology -- Acosmism -- The Relation Between God and the World
  • Wholeness as the Incorporation of OppositesHashvaah (Equalization) -- Entity and Manifestation-Nothingness and Being -- The Doctrine of Tzimtzum -- Transcendence and Immanence -- The Paradox-Two Opposites in a Single Subject -- Soul Consciousness and Perception -- The Doctrine of the Soul -- The Divine Soul -- The Bestial Soul -- Divine Worship -- Divine Worship-Introduction -- Two Aspects of Divine Worship -- Esoterics and Exoterics -- The Dispute over the Dissemination of Spiritual Doctrines -- Ha-'Avodah be-Bittul -- Worship in Self-Annihilation
  • Self-Annihilation and the Divine WholenessHa-'Avodah be-Hitbonenut -- Worship in Contemplation -- The Controversy over Contemplation -- The Three Principal Types of Worship in Annihilation -- Faith That Transcends Intellect and Comprehension -- Mesirut Nefesh-Self-Sacrifice -- The Confrontation Concerning the Goals of Spiritual Worship -- 'Avodah be-Hipukh -- Worship through Inversion and the Actualization of Divine Wholeness -- Back Matter -- Conclusion -- Glossary -- Notes -- Primary Sources -- Reference List -- Index -- Back Cover
Control code
794701340
Extent
1 online resource (xx, 279 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781438401980
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
not applicable
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)794701340

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