A biblical commentary, a biography of God, and more.
Safedites versus the mainstream.
Israel of Najara.
The key text of Jewish mysticism.
Where others saw contradiction, the author of Ḥatam Sofer saw synthesis.
The kabbalistic tree.
Does God need man to stop His suffering?
Joseph Karo and the Judeo-Islamic tradition.
And became a guest at the seder.
“You will give truth to Jacob, lovingkindness to Abraham.”
Colonial and Revolutionary thinkers were influenced by a Renaissance tradition of Christian kabbalism.
From medieval anti-Semitism to occult novels to a real-life Harry Potter character.