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Author Jacobs, Louis.

Title Safed spirituality : rules of mystical piety, the beginning of wisdom / translation and introduction by Lawrence Fine ; preface by Louis Jacobs
Published New York : Paulist Press, [1984]


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Description xvi, 205 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Series Classics of Western spirituality
Classics of Western spirituality.
Contents Rules of mystical piety: Introduction -- Moses ben Jacob Cordovero -- Abraham ben Mordecai Galante -- Abraham ben Eliezer ha-Levi Berukhim -- Joseph Karo -- Additional customs from Safed -- Isaac Luria -- Elijah de Vidas's Beginning of wisdom / as condensed by Jacob Poyetto: The gate of repentance -- The gate of holiness -- The gate of humility -- The gate of fear -- The gate of love -- Description of the ten sefirot
Summary Gathers sixteenth-century writings about ethics, mysticism, and Jewish spirituality by some of the many teachers in the Galilean community of Safed
Analysis Cabala - Early works to 1800
Notes Includes indexes
Bibliography Bibliography: pages 166-168
SUBJECT Vidas, Elijah ben Moses de, active 16th century.
Subject Cabala.
Jewish ethics.
Judaism -- Israel -- Tsefat -- Customs and practices.
Mysticism -- Judaism.
Author Fine, Lawrence.
LC no. 84060735
ISBN 0809103494 (hard)
0809126125 (paperback: $9.95)
Other Titles Beginning of wisdom
Rules of mystical piety