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How the Kabbalah Reimagines God

  • Project AWE studio Brentwood 90049, California (map)

How Kabbalah Reimagines God: Infinity, Divine Nothingness, and the Return of the Goddess 

Detail, Frontpiece from the 1516 Latin translation of Gikatilla's  Gates of Light

Detail, Frontpiece from the 1516 Latin translation of Gikatilla's Gates of Light

In this talk the noted spiritual teacher, Daniel Matt, will explore the radical ideas of Kabbalah. Among these are Ein Sof (God as Infinity), Ayin (Divine Nothingness, or No-thingness), and Shekhinah (the feminine dimension of God).

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About the Speaker:

Daniel Matt is a teacher of Jewish spirituality and one of the world’s leading authorities on Kabbalah and the Zohar. He has been featured in Time and Newsweek and has appeared on National Public Radio and the History Channel. He has published over a dozen books, including The Essential Kabbalah (translated into eight languages), Zohar: Annotated and Explained, and God and the Big Bang: Discovering Harmony between Science and Spirituality. In 2016, Stanford University Press published his ninth volume of The Zohar: Pritzker Edition, concluding the Zohar’s main commentary on the Torah. For this work, Daniel has been honored with a National Jewish Book Award and a Koret Jewish Book Award. The Koret award hailed his translation as “a monumental contribution to the history of Jewish thought.”

Seating is limited, suggested donation $55. To book tickets please click the reservation button below.