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In this presentation Boaz Huss of Ben Gurion University discusses two texts, one from the sixteenth century, and one from the eighteenth century, illustrating the popularization of the Zohar, the foundational kabbalistic text, in the early modern period.

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24-8-2004 1:15 PM

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24-8-2004 2:15 PM

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Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT

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Minhat Yehuda (1558) and Mitpahat Sefarim (1769)

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Popularization of the Kabbalah: Two Early Modern Perspectives

Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT

In this presentation Boaz Huss of Ben Gurion University discusses two texts, one from the sixteenth century, and one from the eighteenth century, illustrating the popularization of the Zohar, the foundational kabbalistic text, in the early modern period.

Click here to view the video.