RELS126 - INTRO JEWISH MYSTICISM

Survey of major periods of development of mystical speculation and experience within Judaism. Mystical symbolism as a basis for theosophical interpretations of Torah, Immanentist theologies, mystical ethics. Types of experiences and practices which were cultivated by Jewish mystics in order to achieve intimate communion with the Divine and to facilitate a sacred transformation of themselves and the world. Includes "Riders of the Chariot," The Zohar (Book of Splendor), Lurianic Kabbalah, Hasidism.
Section 402 - LEC
TR 1030AM-1200PM
FISHMAN, TALYA
CLAUDIA COHEN HALL 237