Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller

Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller

Like the Radiance of the Sky: Chapters in the Reception History of the Zohar and the Construction of its Symbolic Value/ Ke-Zohar ha-Rakia: Perakim be-Hitkablut ha-Zohar u ve-Havnayat Erko ha-Simli

Jerusalem: The Ben-Zvi Institute/ The Bialik Institute/ Mekhon Ben-Tsevi le-Heker Kehilot Yisraʼel ba-Mizrah/ Mosad Byalik, 2008. First edition. Hardcover. Quarto. Hebrew section: (xi) 485pp. English section: (x). Blue illustrated paper boards with white and orange lettering on the front cover and spine. A history of the Zohar from its initial introduction in 13th century Spain, until the present era, with a look at how the Jewish community at large has viewed and received the work over time. The work starts first with the the question of authorship and the historical, cultural and philosophical background from which it emerged, and continues through the centuries to study the relationship between the work, and the larger context of Jewish mysticism and other Jewish cultural forces. Text throughout in Hebrew, with a short synopsis of the text in English, at the end of the book block. Binding with some light bumping to the head and tail of the spine. A small vertical scratch on the front cover. Binding in very good+, interior in near fine condition overall. vg+ to near fine. Item #47478
ISBN: 9789652351210

Hebrew title: כזוהר הרקיע : פרקים בהתקבלות הזוהר ובהבניית ערכו הסמלי
Author: הוס, בועז.

Price: $125.00

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