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Abraham Abulafia, the founder of the ecstatic Kabbalah, exposed a mysticism that includes a deep interest in language as a universe in itself, to be studied as the philosophers study nature, in order to attain higher knowledge than natural science and speculative philosophy. The status of Hebrew as the natural, intellectual, and primordial language is discussed against the background of the medieval speculations regarding this topic. Abulafia proposed an elaborate hermeneutical system, unique in the whole Kabbalistic ...

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Language, Torah, and Hermeneutics in Abraham Abulafia 1988, State University of New York Press, Albany, NY

ISBN-13: 9780887068324

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Language, Torah, and Hermeneutics in Abraham Abulafia 1988, State University of New York Press, Albany, NY

ISBN-13: 9780887068317

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