Definition of Qabbalah
1. Noun. An esoteric theosophy of rabbinical origin based on the Hebrew scriptures and developed between the 7th and 18th centuries.
Generic synonyms: Theosophy
Category relationships: Judaism
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Literary usage of Qabbalah
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1. New Light from the Great Pyramid: The Astronomico-geographical System of the by Albert Ross Parsons (1893)
"From a careful comparison of the ancient sacred .writings, the qabbalah, the traditions of all races, and the facts of geology and astronomy, the conclusion ..."
2. The Secret Doctrine: The Synthesis of Science, Religion, and Philosophy by Helena Petrovna Blavatsky (1917)
"According to the qabbalah, the soul sparks contained in Adam ... 475; qabbalah, guished from a corresponding human bone," Isaac Myer, 412. ..."
3. The Theosophical Glossary by Helena Petrovna Blavatsky, George Robert Stow Mead (1892)
"Upon the practical qabbalah, the Abbé de Villars (nephew of de Montfaucon) in 1670, published his celebrated satirical novel, 'The Count de Gabalis', ..."
4. The improvement of the moral qualities;: an ethical treatise of the eleventh by Stephen Samuel Wise (1902)
"This view has met with little or no acceptance, save in the case of Isaac Myer (author of " qabbalah, the Philosophy of Ibn ..."