|Translated title||Mysticism. Yearning for the Absolute|
Zurich, Switzerland, 2011. 327 pp., illustrations: 135 col., 26.5 × 20 cm. German.
Museum Rietberg (23 September 2011–15 January 2012)
The phenomenon and leading figures of mysticism in Christianity, Judaism, Islam, Hinduism, Buddhism and Taoism. Jewish mysticism discussed in four essays concentrating on: Kabbala in general (Michel Bollag), and the specific figures of Abraham Abulafia (Andreas B. Kilcher), Moses Cordova (Michel Bollag), and the Ba’al Shem Tov (Raphael Pifko). Most of the Jewish exhibits came from the Gross Family Collection (see pp. 317–318, cat. nos. 36–51). General listing. 151 items.
Postcards of exhibited objects.