The Feminine Messiah: King David in the Image of the Shekhinah in Kabbalistic Literature (Brill Reference Library of Judaism. #68) (Hardcover)
In The Feminine Messiah, Ruth Kara-Ivanov Kaniel explores the theosophical revolution that is reflected by the identification of the figure of King David and the image of the divine presence, the Shekhina, in medieval kabbalistic literature.
Ruth Kara-Ivanov Kaniel, Ph.D. (2010), is a Lecturer in the department of Jewish History at Haifa University and a Research Fellow at the Tel Aviv Institute for Psychoanalysis and at the Shalom Hartman Institute. Her last book, Human Throes - Birth in Kabbalah and Psychoanalysis won the Gorgias Press Book Award in Jewish Studies for 2019-2020.