The term Cabalism is sometimes specifically used to denote the Christian Kabbalah of the Rennaissance as propogated by the likes of Giovanni Pico and Marsilio Ficino. Contrasted with the traditional Jewish Kabbalah and the 19th Century Occult Qabalah.

Cab"a*lism (?), n. [Cf. F. cabalisme.]

1.

The secret science of the cabalists.

2.

A superstitious devotion to the mysteries of the religion which one professes.

[R]

Emerson.

 

© Webster 1913.

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