An Introduction to Kabbalah for the 21st Century
- 1 hour on-demand video
- 1 article
- 9 downloadable resources
- Full lifetime access
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- Certificate of Completion
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- understand the basic ideas of Kabbalah, its history, its literature, and major concepts. This course is an overview and is aimed at whetting the desire to learn more.
- Download the extra readings before each part of the course. You do not need to be familiar with the course subject.
Are you looking for answers to the big questions of life? Do you want to engage the world with meaning and purpose? Are you seeking more depth in your day to day routine? This course is for you! In this introductory course we will learn what mysticism is and how it is found in the Jewish religion. We will learn the history and development of Kabbalah, its major concepts and rituals, and its application in our real lives.
This course will consist of video lectures that contain music as well as spoken word. Texts in English, will be available as pdf files.
The course is in six sections and can be done slowly or quickly, at your pace. There are no quizzes.
One should take this course if you are curious about Kabbalah but don't want to practice orthodoxy or join a community to learn about it. This course should be taken if your are interested in the road to enlightenment and want to know the Jewish version of it.
- This course is intended for seekers, those who are looking for meaning in their lives, and anyone with a basic curiosity about Kabbalah and Jewish mysticism.
A basic exploration of mysticism's basic concepts and how they appear in Kabbalah.
A hard question to answer. Kabbalah has a very rich, varied, and complex history and philosophy. It's hard to know to what people are referring when they use the term.
A very brief lesson in Hebrew in order to define the word, 'Kabbalah.'