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Zohar: Reception and Impact

Boaz Huss

Abstract

From its first appearance, the Zohar has been one of the most sacred, authoritative, and influential books in Jewish culture. Many scholarly works have been dedicated to its mystical content, its literary style, and the question of its authorship. This book focuses on different issues: it examines the various ways in which the Zohar has been received by its readers and the impact it has had on Jewish culture, including the fluctuations in its status and value and the various cultural practices linked to these changes. This dynamic and multi-layered history throws important new light on many as ... More

Keywords: Zohar, Jewish culture, zoharic texts, Jewish cultural history, Zohar scholarship

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2016 Print ISBN-13: 9781904113966
Published to Liverpool Scholarship Online: February 2021 DOI:10.3828/liverpool/9781904113966.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Boaz Huss, author