Kabbalah. New Perspectives.
New Haven CT: Yale University Press, (1988). First Edition. Hardcover. Large octavo. xx + 420pp. Blue cloth with copper lettering to spine. Notes, indexes. From Yale: "In this prizewinning new interpretation of Jewish mysticism, Moshe Idel emphasizes the need for a comparative and phenomenological approach to Kabbalah and its position in the history of religion. Idel provides fresh insights into the origins of Jewish mysticism, the relation between mystical and historical experience, and the impact of Jewish mysticism on western civilization." A tight, bright near Fine copy in near-Fine dust jacket. (Dust jacket has just a hint of shelf-wear, not price-clipped. Now protected by removable mylar sleeve). Item #70119