Shechinah


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She`chi´nah


n.1.See Shekinah.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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"The Shechinah Theme in Roth's 'Conversion of the Jews'." Christianity and Literature 35 (1986): 13-20.
Beer equates this loss with the diminishing Shechinah which nearly touches upon Wordsworth's philosophy of pantheism (59).
3 above for the reference to Midrash Rabbah): "He was clasped between the Shechinah and an angel, as it says, 'And when he saw he ran to meet them' (Gen 18:2).
Each part reflects the names in the diagram of Kabbalah in Hebrew, creating the Kabbalah of Alex: Shechinah ("Malkut" sovereignty) (5), Yesod (foundation), Netsah ("Netzach" victory), Hod (majesty), Tif'eret (glory), Hesed ("Chesed" mercy), Gevurah (strength), Hochmah ("Chokmah" wisdom), Binah (intuition, understanding) and Keter (the crown).
In Judaism there is Hohmah, the Wisdom of God; Ruach, the Spirit of God; Shechinah, the Presence of God.
Shekhinah (Shekinah (English), Shechinah, Shekhinah, and with and an h
When we refer to G-d as immanently here, now, in a nurturing, inner wav, we say She is the Shechinah (Freeman, n.d.).
48:8: "V'yar Yisroel et bnei Yosef ..." then he translates the text, "And Israel saw Yosef's sons ...," and then he translates Rashi's comment: "He [Yisrael] wishes to bless them, but the Shechinah departed from him ...." However, nowhere does the text of Br.
The feeling of the presence of The Shechinah in human suffering became indelibly engraved in the consciousness of the East European Jews.
The Zohar implicitly dismissed the derision of a cynic who back in the 1st century had toyed with Rabban Gamliel: "If the Shechinah (the iteration of God's presence) shows up at every minyan, then how many embodiments of the Shechinah actually are there?" (33)
An example that could be multiplied many times over is the following excerpt from the Zohar, which claims that born Jews are more closely connected to the divine presence, the Shechinah, than are converts to Judaism.
In Judaism, for example, the Shechinah, which traditionally signified "the presence of the Divine on earth," is now accepted by many as "the feminine presence of the Divine." Also, Deity as Mother as well as Father is now accepted in many mainstream Christian churches.