The Essence of Kabbalah explains the mysticism of the Torah and the other books in the Hebrew Bible and presents an overviews of the historical trends that have shaped Kabbalah as it is known today. It examines the interpretative methods that are viewed as unlocked the secrets of the Torah- those teachings that point to the inner fabric of the creation.
Acclaimed author Brian Lancaster explores the key extracts from the seminal works of Kabbalah. He places Kabbalah in the context of Judaism as a whole and illustrates the way in which Judaism's teachings, prayers and rituals express a concealed inner tradition.
Further, he shows how contemporary scholarship and science are enabling a creative dialogue with the ancient teachings preserved within Kabbalah, leading to a twenty first century renaissance in the importance of mysticism for providing a much needed and profound sense of connectedness and purpose in our world.