The Blazing Star and the Jewish Kabbalah

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I have come to believe, after doing some research in symbolism, that the fallen angels also used their knowledge in astronomy to impress and control man. Before ordering, please note the language of the book as described below in each entry as all sales are final. Hebrew is considered to be a sacred language to Jews, and each letter and word has a numerical value and meaning. It has produced countless heretics, has produced liars, deceivers, false Messiahs, and entire false religions, and has made countless Jews apostasize from Judaism.

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Publisher: Red Wheel/Weiser (October 1, 2003)

ISBN: 0892540869

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