The last trial: on the legends and lore of the command to Abraham to offer Isaac as a sacrifice, The akedah

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Behrman House, 1979 - Religion - 162 pages
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An eminent Jewish scholar examines the total body of texts, legends, and traditions referring to the Binding of Isaac, and provides the paradigm for showing how legend and history interact, how the past may be made comprehensible by present events, and the present may be understood as a renewal of revelation.

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Contents

THE AKEDAH
100
Index of Biblical References
153
Index of MidrashicJalmudic Sages
161
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