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Ultimate intimacy [electronic resource] : the psychodynamics of Jewish mysticism / Mortimer Ostow ; with contributions by Jacob A. Arlow ... [et al.].

Author/Creator:
Ostow, Mortimer.
Publication:
London : Karnac Books, 1995.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (438 p.)
Subjects:
Mysticism -- Judaism -- Psychological aspects.
Psychology and religion.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
With contributions and comments from a range of distinguished Biblical scholars, this work fulfills Mortimer Ostow's promise to unite psychoanalysis and the study of the Kabbalah. Ranging over both general psychoanalytical commentaries on the framework of mysticism and the ""apocalyptical complex"" and essays on specific incidents in the Bible and the Kabbalah, it opens doors into many fascinating avenues of enquiry. A glossary of the terms used make it accessible to those who have little or no knowledge of Jewish mysticism; they, along with more experienced students of the field, will find Ul
Contents:
COVER; CONTENTS; CONTRIBUTORS; PREFACE; EDITORIAL NOTE; PROLOGUE; MYSTICISM AND PROPHECY; ESOTERIC MYSTICISM, MERKAVAH AND HEKHALOT; METHODOLOGY; SEX AND GENDER IN THE KABBALAH; EPILOGUE; GLOSSARY; REFERENCES; INDEX
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contributor:
Arlow, Jacob A.
ISBN:
0-429-90920-9
0-429-48443-7
1-283-12503-X
9786613125033
1-84940-193-4
OCLC:
729167061
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