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The Encyclopedia of Jewish Myth, Magic and Mysticism
The Encyclopedia of Jewish Myth, Magic and Mysticism

By: Geoffrey W. Dennis
Imprint: Llewellyn
Specs: Trade Paperback | 9780738709055
English  |  384 pages | 8 x 10 x 1 IN
Pub Date: January 2007
Price: $26.95 US,  $30.95 CAN
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Most people think that Kabbalah is the extent of Jewish
mysticism. But as with any culture, Judaism is filled with
folk magic, myths and other traditions. Information on these pathways
has appeared in small bits but never in one volume. Now
Rabbi Geoffrey W. Dennis corrects this by identifying over 1,000
terms that have been part of Judaism and Jewish spirituality over
the past several thousand years in The Encyclopedia of Jewish
Myth, Magic and Mysticism.
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You may have heard of one group that has their members
wear a red string and wonder what this has to do with Jewish
mysticism. Rabbi Dennis describes this practice as part of Jewish
folk magic, saying that red "has anti-demonic properties. As a
result there are a number of amulets that are made incorporating
red materials: thread, coral beads or henna." This is just one
small example of the information that is included in the book.
Ranging from Aaron, the brother of Moses, to zombies,
which are created and controlled in a manner similar to a golem,
this is the first book of its kind, putting the titular myth, magic
and mysticism of the Jewish people in an alphabetical order.
This well-researched and documented volume will inspire
you and take you in new directions as you see that ancient,
medieval and even modern Jews have had stories and beliefs
about astrology, numerology, talismans and amulets, magic,
angels, ritual objects, mythic and historical figures, and common
items. This book is a must for scholars, researchers, Kabbalists,
magicians, Pagans and those interested in the popular beliefs of the Jewish people.

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