168 - Chariot of Fire: Kabbalah
The rich symbolism of the Zohar and the spiritual practices of Abraham Abluafia feature in the mystical movement known as Kabbalah.
• M. Idel, Kabbalah: New Perspectives (New Haven: 1988).
• M. Idel, The Mystical Experience in Abraham Abulafia (Albany: 1988).
• G. Scholem, Major Trends in Jewish Mysticism (New York:1941).
• G. Scholem, Origins of the Kabbalah, trans. A. Arkush (Princeton: 1987).
• I. Tishby, The Wisdom of the Zohar: an Anthology of Texts, trans. D. Goldstein, 3 vols (Oxford: 1989).
Thanks to Jeremy Brown for his helpful advice on this episode!