No kabbalist, but someone who yearned for mystical union with the Divine.
The Book of Creation.
Sarmad Kashani, the naked saint.
Philosophy and mysticism may be closer than they appear.
An Israeli, a famous economist, and an empty auction house.
Rabbi Abraham Isaac Kook, who served as the first Ashkenazi chief rabbi of Palestine, is generally regarded as the intellectual progenitor of religious Zionism. Born. . .
In classical Judaism, does prayer have a mystical influence on events in the world, or is it solely about Jews’ relationship with God—or are both views valid?
Beyond the rather narrow confines of Jewish theology, the 12th-century religious philosopher dealt with questions common to all faiths.
Rather than eschewing the physical, the Chabad movement aims to reveal the material world as another form of divine expression.