Divine contractions: Theism gives birth to idealism

Tyron Goldschmidt, Samuel Lebens

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The first part of the article presents three little arguments from theism to idealism. The second part employs these arguments to make sense of a puzzling doctrine of Jewish mysticism: the doctrine of divine contraction (Heb. tzimtzum).

Original languageAmerican English
Pages (from-to)509-524
Number of pages16
JournalReligious Studies
Issue number4
StatePublished - 1 Dec 2020

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Religious studies
  • Philosophy


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