The Exegetical Craft of the Zohar: Toward an Appreciation

@article{Segal1992TheEC,
  title={The Exegetical Craft of the Zohar: Toward an Appreciation},
  author={Eliezer L. Segal},
  journal={AJS Review},
  year={1992},
  volume={17},
  pages={31 - 49}
}
  • E. Segal
  • Published 1 March 1992
  • Art
  • AJS Review
As a consequence of the specialization that thrives in current humanistic studies, it is not surprising that scholarship has tended to classify the literary creations of the past into fixed compartments. In the study of medieval Judaism, it is particularly common to follow the traditional division of disciplines into philosophy, Kabbalah, and rabbinism—a categorization that was indeed promoted by the medievals themselves. Following this way of thinking, the study of Rashi's biblical… 
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