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The Exegetic Elements of the Cosmosophical Work, Sepher Yesira
Mystics of the Book: Themes, Topics, and Typologies (1993)
  • Asher Finkel, Seton Hall University
Abstract
This study examines the exegetic elements and historical setting of the Sepher Yesirah. The copyright is held by Peter Lang. Learn more about Mystics of the Book: Themes, Topics, and Typologies at http://bit.ly/ZgII2c.
Keywords
  • exegetic elements,
  • cosmosophial,
  • Sepher Yesira,
  • Tannaitic,
  • ma'aseh,
  • merkabah,
  • bereshoth,
  • chariot,
  • creation,
  • Jewish apocalyticism,
  • mysticism,
  • hymns,
  • rabbinic,
  • kabbalistic,
  • Kabbalah,
  • Ezekiel,
  • sepher,
  • sephor,
  • sippur,
  • Eleazar of Worms,
  • midrash,
  • Epilogue on Abraham,
  • dual covenant,
  • Apocalypse of Abraham,
  • Metatron,
  • Tosefta
Publication Date
1993
Editor
R.A. Herrera
Publisher
Peter Lang
Citation Information
Asher Finkel, "The Exegetic Elements of the Cosmosophical Work, Sepher Yesira." In Mystics of the Book: Themes, Topics, and Typologies, edited by R.A. Herrera, 45-55. New York: Peter Lang, 1993. Available at: http://works.bepress.com/asher_finkel/36

The copyright is held by Peter Lang. Learn more about Mystics of the Book: Themes, Topics, and Typologies at http://bit.ly/ZgII2c.