Origins of Jewish Mysticism. Kabbalah and Mysticism. Jewish Spirituality and the Divine World. Jewish Ideas and Beliefs.
An early group of Jewish mystics conceived of the Hebrew alphabet as the building blocks of creation.
In the Talmud and midrash, visions of the Divine Throne are achieved by studying the Torah.
Scholars disagree over whether Heikhalot texts are chronicles of mystical adventures or literary creations.
Early Jewish mystics tried to achieve visions of the Divine.
The first chapter of the biblical book of Ezekiel served as the textual starting point for the merkavah mystics—and hints at an image of God.