Dan and Lavinia Cohn-Sherbok
The Mystics of Safed
Joseph Caro and Moses Cordovero, icons of Safed mysticism, elaborated on the teachings of the Zohar.
Creation Mysticism: Fashioning the World From Letters
An early group of Jewish mystics conceived of the Hebrew alphabet as the building blocks of creation.
Mystical Explanations for the Existence of Evil
According to the kabbalists, evil is a bi-product of the relationship between humans and the sefirot, God's manifested attributes.