Revelation Through Concealment: Kabbalistic Responses to God’s Hiddenness


  • Samuel Lebens University of Haifa



John Schellenberg presents an argument for atheism according to which theism would be easy to believe, if true. Since theism isn’t easy to believe, it must be false. In this paper, I argue that Kabbalistic Judaism has the resources to bypass this argument completely. The paper also explores a stream of Kabbalistic advice that the tradition offers to people of faith for those times at which God appears to us to be hidden.



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How to Cite

Lebens, Samuel. 2020. “Revelation Through Concealment: Kabbalistic Responses to God’s Hiddenness”. European Journal for Philosophy of Religion 12 (2):89-108.