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    • Nature Woman
    • 03.03.13 | 10:27 (IST)

    How tragic that great genius sometimes borders on insanity. T here is truth in the old idea that in order to study kabbalah, you have to be a person who is grounded in the regular world. It doesnot mean that studying kabbalah makes one crazy, but if you have a schizoid predisposition, it is better to stay away from all forms of mysticism.... Good that Scholem's name is cleared in this way. Will this book be translated into english?

    from the article: New book sheds light on Kabbalah scholar's tragic descent into madness
    First published 17:50 02.03.13 | Last updated 17:50 02.03.13
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