Read e-book online A River Flows from Eden: The Language of Mystical Experience PDF

By Melila Hellner-Eshed,Nathan Wolski

ISBN-10: 0804759391

ISBN-13: 9780804759397

ISBN-10: 0804778590

ISBN-13: 9780804778596

In the Zohar, the jewel within the crown of Jewish mystical literature, the verse "A river flows from Eden to water the backyard" (Genesis 2:10) symbolizes the river of divine lots that unceasingly flows from the depths of divinity into the backyard of reality.

Hellner-Eshed's publication investigates the movement of this river on this planet of the Zoharic heroes, Rabbi Shimon bar Yohai and his disciples, as they embark upon their wondrous religious adventures. through targeting the Zohar's language of mystical event and its certain positive aspects, the writer is ready to offer striking scholarly perception into the magical dimensions of the Zohar, particularly the human quest for an better event of the dwelling presence of the divine and the Zohar's nice name to rouse human consciousness.

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