By Pinchas Giller
Exclusive translations of the "Idrot texts", thought of to be the most elements in the Zohar.
Comprising good over one thousand pages of densely written Aramaic, the compilation of texts often called the Zohar represents the collective knowledge of assorted strands of Jewish mysticism, or kabbalah, as much as the 13th century. this huge paintings maintains to supply the basis of a lot Jewish mystical idea and perform to the current day. during this publication, Pinchas Giller examines certaing sections of the Zohar and the ways that the principal doctrines of classical kabbalah took form round them.
"In studying the Zohar, Giller (University of Judaism, CA), has succeeded in generating a piece that may interact nonacademic readers whereas nonetheless creating a sizeable contribution to the scholarly examine of Jewish mysticism."--Choice
"Pinchas Giller...has a lovely mastery of either basic and secondary fabrics within the learn of Kabbalah normally, and Zohar in particular....As studying the Zohar unfolds, the centuries of ideological accretions are slowly separated out, and the reader involves know the way Jewish mystical principles built over the years and what implications these ideas had within Jewish highbrow existence. but, for all his mastery of educational texts, Giller writes it seems that and clearly."--The Jewish magazine of better Los Angeles
A notice at the Sefirot
1 The Zohar and Its Commentators
2 Sabba de-Mishpatim: Love and Reincarnation
3 Hormanuta: A Zoharic production Tradition
4 The Idrot: The Literary Tradition
5 The Idrot: The Doctrine of the Countenances
6 The Idrot: The Emanation of Divinity
7 interpreting the Idrot
Appendix: Idra Texts