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In this wide-ranging discussion of Kabbalah -- from the mystical trends of medieval Judaism to modern Hasidism -- one of the world's foremost scholars considers different visions of the nature of the sacred text and of the methods to interpret it.
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Moshe Idel (Hebrew: משה אידל) is a Romanian born historian and philosopher of Jewish mysticism. He is Emeritus Max Cooper Professor in Jewish Thought at the Hebrew University, Jerusalem, and a Senior Researcher at the Shalom Hartman Institute.