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From metaphysics to midrash myth, history, and the interpretation of Scripture in Lurianic Kabbala

Title
From metaphysics to midrash [electronic resource] : myth, history, and the interpretation of Scripture in Lurianic Kabbala / Shaul Magid.
Author
Magid, Shaul, 1958-
Publication
Bloomington : Indiana University Press, c2008.

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1 online resource (xii, 349 p.) : ill.
Series Statement
Indiana studies in biblical literature
Uniform Title
From metaphysics to midrash (Online)
Alternative Title
From metaphysics to midrash (Online)
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Contents
Kabbala, new historicism, and the question of boundaries -- The Lurianic myth: a playbill -- Genesis: "And Adam's sin was (very) great": original sin in Lurianic exegesis -- Exodus: The "other" Israel: the ʻerev rav (mixed multitude) as conversos -- Leviticus: The sin of becoming a woman: male homosexuality and the castration complex -- Numbers: Balaam, Moses, and the prophecy of the "other": a Lurianic vision for the erasure of difference -- Deuteronomy: the human and/as God: divine incarnation and the "image of God".
LCCN
2007040650
OCLC
ssj0000296960
Author
Magid, Shaul, 1958-
Title
From metaphysics to midrash [electronic resource] : myth, history, and the interpretation of Scripture in Lurianic Kabbala / Shaul Magid.
Imprint
Bloomington : Indiana University Press, c2008.
Series
Indiana studies in biblical literature
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references (p. [321]-345) and index.
Access
Access restricted to authorized users.
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Available from home with a valid library card
Available onsite at NYPL
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