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The Kiss of God

Spiritual and Mystical Death in Judaism

The Kiss of God( )
Author: Fishbane, Michael
Series title:The Samuel and Althea Stroum Lectures in Jewish Studies
ISBN:978-0-295-97555-9
Publication Date:Sep 1996
Publisher:University of Washington Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $12.95
Book Description:

The lines of Michael Fishbane's book trace the spiritual face of Judaism in one of its many appearances. Fishbane explores the quest for spiritual perfection in early rabbinic sources and in Jewish philosophy and mysticism. The ?kiss of God,? a symbol for union with God, and the ritual practices'meditation and performance'connected with it are presented.

The book identifies a persistent passion for religious perfection, expressed as the love of God unto death itself. The...
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Book Details
Pages:168
Detailed Subjects: Religion / Judaism / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):1 x 1 x 0.51 Inches
Book Weight:0.398 Pounds



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