SHEKHINAH


SHEKHINAH
   a HEBREW word meaning the glory, indwelling or manifestation of GOD in the world.

Concise dictionary of Religion. 2012.

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  • SHEKHINAH — (Heb. שְׁכִינָה; lit. dwelling, resting ), or Divine Presence, refers most often in rabbinic literature to the numinous immanence of God in the world. The Shekhinah is God viewed in spatio temporal terms as a presence, particularly in a this… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Shekhinah — The Shekinah enters the Tabernacle. In traditional Judaism, unlike in some Christian culture, Divinity is not personified in visual imagery. This accords with Maimonides philosophical ruling of Divine incorporality, and the stress by Kabbalists… …   Wikipedia

  • Shekhinah — Shekhina Shekhina (ou Chékhina, שכינה) est un mot féminin hébraïque signifiant résidence, utilisé pour désigner la présence à demeure de Dieu, particulièrement dans le Temple de Jérusalem. Sommaire 1 Étymologie 2 Voir aussi 3 Liens externes …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Shekhinah — /shi kee neuh, kuy /; Seph. Heb. /sheuh khee nah /; Ashk. Heb. /sheuh khee neuh/, n. Theol. the presence of God on earth or a symbol or manifestation of His presence. Also, Shekinah, Shechinah. [1655 65; < Heb shekhinah] * * * …   Universalium

  • Shekhinah — /shi kee neuh, kuy /; Seph. Heb. /sheuh khee nah /; Ashk. Heb. /sheuh khee neuh/, n. Theol. the presence of God on earth or a symbol or manifestation of His presence. Also, Shekinah, Shechinah. [1655 65; < Heb shekhinah] …   Useful english dictionary

  • shekhinah — The Hebrew term (not itself in OT) for the important idea of God s dwelling in the midst of his people, usually located in the Tabernacle [[➝ tabernacle]] or the Temple, and described as his ‘glory’ (Exod. 40:35). There were theological… …   Dictionary of the Bible

  • KABBALAH — This entry is arranged according to the following outline: introduction general notes terms used for kabbalah the historical development of the kabbalah the early beginnings of mysticism and esotericism apocalyptic esotericism and merkabah… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Sakina — (Arabic: سكينة) is an Arabic word derived from Sakoon , meaning peace or tranquility . It appears in the Qur an. Usage in the Qur anSakina is the Spirit of Tranquility, or Peace of Reassurance. Sakina is mentioned in the Quran as having descended …   Wikipedia

  • Tzadik — For the Hebrew letter Tzadik , see Tsade.Tzadik ( he. צדיק, righteous one; pl. tzadikim ) is a title which is generally given to those who are considered to be righteous such as a spiritual master or rebbe. The root of the word tzadik , is tzedek …   Wikipedia

  • FRANK, EVA — (1754–1816), daughter of the charismatic Shabbatean leader jacob frank (1726–1791) and Hannah Kohen, his wife. Eva was born in Nikopol, Bulgaria, then part of the ottoman empire , into the Jewish Muslim community of the doenmeh . Jacob Frank was… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism


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