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Author Tishby, Isaiah.

Title Messianic mysticism : Moses Hayim Luzzatto and the Padua school / Isaiah Tishby ; translated by Morris Hoffman
Published Oxford ; Portland, Or. : Littman Library of Jewish Civilization, 2008
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Description 1 online resource (xxv, 578 pages)
Series Littman library of Jewish civilization
Littman library of Jewish civilization (Series)
Contents A collection of kabbalistic works from the unpublished manuscripts of Rabbi Moses Hayim Luzzatto: ms Oxford 2593 -- Poems, piyutim, and prayers from unpublished manuscripts by Rabbi Moses Hayim Luzzatto: ms Guenzburg 745 -- The messianic ferment in Rabbi Moses Hayim Luzzatto's group in the light of a messianic marriage contract and messianic poems -- Luzzatto's attitude to Shabateanism -- Features of the Shabatean movement and the portrayal of Shabetai Tsevi in the writings of Luzzatto and his disciples -- Rabbi Moses David Valle (Ramdav) and his position in Luzzatto's group -- Rabbi Moses David Valle's mystical-messianic diary: a record of spiritual experiences and visions -- How Luzzatto's kabbalistic writings were disseminated in Poland and Lithuania -- 'Kudsha berikh hu orayta veyisra'el kola h[.]ad': the origin of the expression in Luzzatto's commentary on Idra raba -- Traces of Luzzatto's influence in Hasidic doctrine
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 537-559) and index
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Subject Luzzatto, Moshe Ḥayyim, 1707-1747.
Lutsaṭo, Mosheh Ḥayim.
Luzzatto, Moshe Ḥayyim, 1707-1747.
Cabala -- History.
Messianic era (Judaism)
Sabbathaians.
Messianisme.
Cabala.
Chassidismus
Kabbalistik
Messianic era (Judaism)
Messianismus
Mystizismus
Sabbathaians.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1800345429
9781800345423
Other Titles Ḥiḳre ḳabalah u-sheluḥoteha. Selections. English