A transparent illusion : : the dangerous vision of water in Hekhalot mysticism : a source-critical and tradition-historical inquiry / / C. R. A. Morray-Jones.

In Jewish hekhalot mysticism, one who ascends to the heavenly temple may see something which looks like - but is not - water. Should he be deceived by this illusion, he betrays his unworthiness and exposes himself to retribution. Detailed examination of the water vision discovers that its real objec...

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Superior document:Supplements to the Journal for the Study of Judaism ; Volume 59
Place / Publishing House:Leiden : : Brill,, [2002]
Year of Publication:2002
Series:Supplements to the Journal for the study of Judaism ; Volume 59.
Physical Description:1 online resource.
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