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Hidden and Manifest God, The
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Pages: 198
Authors: Peter Schafer
Categories: History
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This book represents the first wide-scale presentation and interpretation of pre-kabbalistic, Jewish mysticism. This is the Hekhalot or Merkavah mysticism. The emphasis is on the conceptions of God, the angels, and man that the texts provide and that are the framework of the Judaic world view in late antiquity and
The Hidden and Manifest God
Language: en
Pages: 198
Authors: Peter Schäfer
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 1992 - Publisher: Suny Press

This book represents the first wide-scale presentation and interpretation of pre-kabbalistic, Jewish mysticism. This is the Hekhalot or Merkavah mysticism. The emphasis is on the conceptions of God, the angels, and man that the texts provide and that are the framework of the Judaic world view in late antiquity and
The Hidden and the Manifest
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Pages: 368
Authors: David Bentley Hart
Categories: Religion
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Rowan Williams says that David Bentley Hart "can always be relied on to offer a perspective on the Christian faith that is both profound and unexpected." The Hidden and the Manifest, a new collection of this brilliant scholar's work, contains twenty essays by Hart on theology and metaphysics. Spanning Hart's
Gregory of Nyssa's Tabernacle Imagery in Its Jewish and Christian Contexts
Language: en
Pages: 302
Authors: Ann Conway-Jones
Categories: Religion
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Intergrating patristics and early Jewish mysticism, this book examines Greogry of Nyssa's tabernacle imagery, as found in Life of Moses 2. 170-201. Previous scholarship has often focused on Gregory's interpretation of the darkness on Mount Sinai as divine incomprehensibility. However, true to Exodus, Gregory continues with Moses's vision of the
The Enoch-Metatron Tradition
Language: en
Pages: 383
Authors: Andrei A. Orlov
Categories: Religion
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Andrei A. Orlov examines the tradition about the seventh antediluvian patriarch Enoch, tracing its development from its roots in the Mesopotamian lore to the Second Temple apocalyptic texts and later rabbinic and Hekhalot materials where Enoch is often identified as the supreme angel Metatron. The first part of the book