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Dan, "GershomScholem and Jewish Messianism,"in Gershom Scholem:TheMan and His Work,ed. P. , 1994),pp. 73-86, esp. 82-86. 2. See I. , HebrewUniversity,1991). 3 Whileall of theseare important and contributeto the overall understandingof what is the most influential kabbalisticdoctrinesince the Zohar,4I would like to approachthe Lurianic materialfroma differentperspective. While R. Hayyim Vital's Etz Hayyim5has justifiablybeen considered the foundationalpresentationof the Lurianicsystem, its popularityhas overshadowedvariousotherLurianictextswhichofferuniqueandinnovative approachesto kabbalistictheosophy,particularlyin the area of scriptural interpretation.

1982),pp. , 1989). I do not intendto take a stanceon the viabilityof such an enterprise,only to point out that Lurianicmaterialcannot,in my view, be readusing these methodsas they are now. As to otherimportantsourcesfor the rabbinic of Scripture," in (midrashic)readingof Scripture,see S. Lieberman,"RabbinicInterpretation Hellenism in Jewish Palestine (New York, 1950), pp. 47-82, reprinted in Essential Papers on the Talmud,ed. M. Chernick(New York,1994),pp. 429-459; JonahFrankel,"Hermeneutical Questionsin AggadicStories"[Hebrew],Tarbiz47 (1978): 139-172;andidem,"BibleVerses 22 (Jerusalem,1971).

Bar-Asher(Jerusalem, 1986),pp. 75 ff. 13. Joseph Dan recently argued that Kabbalain general is far less systematicin its hermeneuticsthanrabbinic(midrashic)exegesis. Cf. Dan, "TheLanguageof Creationand Its in Traditionund Translation:ZumProblemder interkulturellen Ubersetzbarkeit Grammar," religioserPhanomene,ed. C. Elias(BerlinandNew York,1994),p. In Lurianickabbala,we see a moresevereabandonment of thoseexegetcialtools which I believe is partiallydue to the fact thatthe trueTorah(the Torahof the Treeof Life) is not embeddedin the Garmentsof Torahbut exists outsideit.

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