Jewish Mysticism and Magic: An Anthropological Perspective

Routledge, 2007 - 231 sidor

Providing a unique anthropological perspective on Jewish mysticism and magic, this book is a study of Jewish rites and rituals and how the analysis of early literature provides the roots for understanding religious practices. It includes analysis on the importance of sacrifice, amulets, and names, and their underlying cultural constructs and the persistence of their symbolic significance.

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Om författaren (2007)

Maureen Bloom is Assistant Reviews Editor for the Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute.

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