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Author Magid, Shaul, 1958-

Title From metaphysics to midrash [electronic resource] : myth, history, and the interpretation of Scripture in Lurianic Kabbala / Shaul Magid.

Imprint Bloomington : Indiana University Press, c2008.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description xii, 349 p. : ill.
Series Indiana studies in biblical literature
Indiana studies in biblical literature.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [321]-345) and index.
Contents Kabbala, new historicism, and the question of boundaries -- The Lurianic myth: a playbill -- Genesis: "And Adam's sin was (very) great": original sin in Lurianic exegesis -- Exodus: The "other" Israel: the ‘erev rav (mixed multitude) as conversos -- Leviticus: The sin of becoming a woman: male homosexuality and the castration complex -- Numbers: Balaam, Moses, and the prophecy of the "other": a Lurianic vision for the erasure of difference -- Deuteronomy: the human and/as God: divine incarnation and the "image of God".
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Luria, Isaac ben Solomon, 1534-1572.
Bible. O.T. Pentateuch -- Criticism, interpretation, etc., Jewish.
Cabala -- History.
Other (Philosophy)
Tsefat (Israel) -- Religion -- 16th century.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9780253350886 (cl : alk. paper)
0253350883 (cl : alk. paper)

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