Too Holy To Print - The Forbidden Books of Jewish Magic

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Too Holy To Print - The Forbidden Books of Jewish Magic

Post by Secret Alias » Tue Jun 05, 2018 3:05 pm

“Finally, from so little sleeping and so much reading, his brain dried up and he went completely out of his mind.”
― Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra, Don Quixote

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Re: Too Holy To Print - The Forbidden Books of Jewish Magic

Post by semiopen » Thu Jun 07, 2018 5:49 am

Dr Chajes shows a lot of restraint in not clearly mentioning that none of this stuff actually works, but maybe that goes without saying.

This thread (from 2015) goes into a little depth on this topic - The History and Origin of the Shem haMephorash viewtopic.php?f=6&t=1800

An Abulafia link not included in the old thread is - Abraham Abulafia: A Starter Kit https://archive.org/details/AbrahamAbulafiaAStarterKit

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