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Are there any stories of Eisheth in Jewish Kabbalah feeding on souls

"Kabbalistic writings mention Eisheth is responsible for the creation of the Shedim (type of demon). Eisheth feeds upon the souls of humans, specifically those that have fallen from the virtuous ...
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Pre-Islamic Arabic dust worship?

The Talmud in Bava Metzia 86b says on the story of Abraham and the three angels (emphasis mine): "The Gemara continues its analysis of the verse: “Let now a little water be fetched and wash your ...
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Has there been anything like the Flying Spaghetti Monster originating in the Middle East?

According to this question I like to know, about this topic: When I was reading about the Flying Spaghetti Monster and this question came in my mind: Has something similar appeared in the middle east ...
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