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 (kăb′ə-lə, kə-bä′-)
Variant of kabbalah.. See Usage Note at kabbalah.

cab′a·lism n.
cab′a·list n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cabalist - a member of a cabal
cabal, camarilla, faction, junto - a clique (often secret) that seeks power usually through intrigue
fellow member, member - one of the persons who compose a social group (especially individuals who have joined and participate in a group organization); "only members will be admitted"; "a member of the faculty"; "she was introduced to all the members of his family"
2.cabalist - an expert who is highly skilled in obscure or difficult or esoteric matters
expert - a person with special knowledge or ability who performs skillfully
3.Cabalist - a student of the Jewish Kabbalah
Judaism - the monotheistic religion of the Jews having its spiritual and ethical principles embodied chiefly in the Torah and in the Talmud
bookman, scholar, scholarly person, student - a learned person (especially in the humanities); someone who by long study has gained mastery in one or more disciplines
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He remembered, moreover, that he was in the house of a Jew, a people who, besides the other unamiable qualities which popular report ascribed to them, were supposed to be profound necromancers and cabalists.
This thesis would be given the glowing imprimatur of Frances Yates in her classic Occult Philosophy in the Elizabethan Age: "surely the influence of the Friar of Venice lies behind this scene, the influence of the famous Christian Cabalist.
28) In his The Coming Community (Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 1993) Agamben mentions a parable about the Kingdom of the Messiah as told by Walter Benjamin, who has heard it from Gershom Sholem: "A rabbi, a real cabalist, once said that in order to establish the reign of peace it is not necessary to destroy everything nor to begin a completely new world.
Anyway, the punch-line is that the listserv that has arisen in Journolist's wake is called Cabalist.
Luria was a Cabalist who believed that life's secrets lay in numbers.
6 As a Good Cabalist Jew, David Hartley Conditions Christians to Welcome Martyrdom for the Sake of the Jews
The headline read: "Romanian Professor Founds Cult Across the Border at Tecate: Essene School of Life Springs from Brain of Visiting Cabalist.
Alexander Hamilton the cabalist & duel-fighter looks sorrier than
Thomas fully emerged as a metaphysical poet with the publication of the enigmatically entitled H'm, he did so partly in the guise of a latter-day Gnostic or Rabbinical Cabalist, turning away from orthodoxy to engage with the riddle of a universe whose nature was, he realised, grotesquely incompatible with the neat platitudes of conventional religious belief.
6 Swietlicki afirma que el misticismo "is the ground on which the Christian and Cabalist can meet" (99), aunque no son las unicas creencias que comparten caracteristicas casi identicas de una tradicion mistica.
The great 17th Century cabalist Rav Chaim Vital once wrote: "Yishmael .
1037, 1045 (1993) (stating that "[c]ommentators have tended to approach Klein as a cabalist impenetrability").