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Mystical Bodies, Mystical Meals: Eating and Embodiment in by Joel Hecker

By Joel Hecker

Mystical our bodies, Mystical nutrients is the 1st book-length examine of mystical consuming practices and stories within the kabbalah. concentrating on the Jewish mystical literature of late-thirteenth-century Spain, writer Joel Hecker analyzes the ways that the Zohar and different contemporaneous literature symbolize mystical attainment of their homilies approximately consuming. What emerges is not just attention of consuming practices yet, extra widely, the consequences such practices and reviews have at the our bodies of its practitioners.

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