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Leo Schaya – Wikipedia
God contemplates the world in Himself, and the world is. Zac Egs added it Oct 25, Erekose added it Oct 25, This is itself a difficult, obscure teaching but it is critical to going forward with the book.
Schaya reviews a number of aspects under which the Presence of God dwells within the physical Temple, but also, by extension and in an immanent sense, within the heart of the Jewish seeker after God.
Jason marked it as to-read Kabbaah 14, Action that is not in conformity with Being, instead of actualizing Being, of realizing it, tends to stifle it, to kill it. Ashley Abbott rated it really liked it Apr 29, Schaya is obviously a theist who is employing Kabbalah as a theological tool, scuaya to explain God’s role in creation.
The Meaning of the Temple
Dispatched from the UK in 1 business day When will my order arrive? Modern semiology, the study of signs, contends that there is neither a definable beginning nor end to language and the facility human beings have for interpretation of signs.
Bookseller Locator Bookseller Trade. Try again or cancel this request. TR marked it as to-read Dec 26, The work gives a detailed exposition of Jewish mystical doctrines with virtually no comparison of these doctrines with the mystical teachings of other religions. Open Preview See a Problem? Much of this reading, Schaya’s book in particular, has escaped me with the passage of time. Leo Schaya was born in Switzerland in This impression is reinforced in his description of subsequent divinely creative activity: Detailed Information on Leo Schaya.
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Leo Schaya: Life and Work
From inside the book. To rediscover the deepest meaning of the Old Testament is something that could haved a most tonic and enlightening effect on the whole of Christian thought today; no clearer interpreters are to be found than the masters of the Kabbalah.
Be the first to ask a question about The Universal Meaning of Kabbalah. A final chapter reemphasizes the notion that the path was paved by Judaism, and that Islamic mysticism brought humanity full-circle, offering footing on it to all mankind. Contemplation of the Divine Aspects. Leo Schaya was perhaps the most masterful interpreter of Jewish esoterism in the light of perennialist wisdom.
This book will be extremely useful to anyone who is, in the words kagbalah Maimonides, ‘perplexed’ by the Bible in the sense of having exercised his best thinking about it and who now stands’broken’ before its apparent contradictions and its overwhelming emotional authority. Born in Switzerland and raised as a traditional Jew, Leo Schaya — wrote works about many of the world’s mystical traditions.
Luiz Lopes marked it as to-read Nov 23, Christian marked it as to-read Jul 15, The Sefiroth are emanations of God and yet, as Schaya discusses are consistent with the unity and non-divisible character of God.
Rediscovering the Wisdom of the Founders” which I have also reviewed and which has schaja great deal of current relevance. The Kabbalistic God is inclusive of all, the “One without a second” including physical reality.
He starts from a very Kantian point: To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.