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Jewish mysticism and the spiritual life classical texts, contemporary reflections by Lawrence Fine

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Published by Jewish Lights Pub. in Woodstock, Vt .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Mysticism,
  • Judaism,
  • Spiritual life

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Statementedited by Lawrence Fine, Eitan Fishbane, and Or N. Rose
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBM723 .J4854 2011
The Physical Object
Paginationxxi, 223 p. cm.
Number of Pages223
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24816294M
ISBN 109781580234344
LC Control Number2010029713

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