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lsaac Luria (1534—1572)


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(Heb., ‘contraction’).

Jewish kabbalistic doctrine. The kabbalists taught that, in order that creation could take place, God had in some sense to make a space for it. See further, LURIA, ISAAC BEN SOLOMON.


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