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Mystik. Die Sehnsucht nach dem Absoluten

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Translated title Mysticism. Yearning for the Absolute
Editor

Albert Lutz.

Imprint

Zurich, Switzerland, 2011. 327 pp., illustrations: 135 col., 26.5 × 20 cm. German.

ISBN

9783858813350

Location

Museum Rietberg (23 September 2011–15 January 2012)

Description

The phenomenon and leading figures of mysticism in Christianity, Judaism, Islam, Hinduism, Buddhism and Taoism. Jewish mysticism discussed in four essays concentrating on: Kabbala in general (Michel Bollag), and the specific figures of Abraham Abulafia (Andreas B. Kilcher), Moses Cordova (Michel Bollag), and the Ba’al Shem Tov (Raphael Pifko). Most of the Jewish exhibits came from the Gross Family Collection (see pp. 317–318, cat. nos. 36–51). General listing. 151 items.

main keywords

AMULETSKABBALAH

minor keywords

Astronomy/AstrologyBa’al Shem TovHamsasHebrew illuminated manuscripts, Italy, 17th–19th CIlan ha-gadolMicrographyPrinted booksShiviti plaques, parchment/leather

Related ephemera

Postcards of exhibited objects.

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