Portland-State-University 2014-2015 Bulletin

Hst 381U Kabbalah: The Jewish Mystical Tradition

Surveys the origins and development of the Jewish mystical tradition set against the context of Jewish religious, social, and intellectual history. Topics include mystical visions in ancient Jewish texts, medieval Kabbalah and the Zohar, the Sabbatean messianic movement, Hasidism, and contemporary uses of Kabbalah. This is the same course as JSt 381 and may be taken only once for credit.


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