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Through a Speculum That Shines:
Vision and Imagination in Medieval Jewish Mysticism
Elliot R. Wolfson

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TABLE OF CONTENTS:

Acknowledgments
Introduction3
Ch. 1"Israel: The One Who Sees God" - Visualization of God in Biblical, Apocalyptic, and Rabbinic Sources13
Ch. 2Vision of God in Mystical Sources: A Typological Analysis52
Ch. 3Visionary Ascent and Enthronement in the Hekhalot Literature74
Ch. 4Theories of the Glory and Visionary Experience in Pre-Kabbalistic Sources125
Ch. 5Haside Ashkenaz: Veridical and Docetic Interpretations of the Chariot Vision188
Ch. 6Visionary Gnosis and the Role of the Imagination in Theosophic Kabbalah270
Ch. 7The Hermeneutics of Visionary Experience: Revelation and Interpretation in the Zohar326
Conclusion393
Appendix: Manuscripts Cited399
Select Bibliography of Primary Sources Cited401
Select Bibliography of Secondary Sources Cited409
Index439

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