In the Beginning: A New Interpretation of Genesis (Google eBook)
BONUS: This edition contains an excerpt from Karen Armstrong's Twelve Steps to a Compassionate Life.
In this fascinating book by the author of A History of God and Jerusalem, one of the best-known and least-understood books of the Bible is clarified for modern readers. Armstrong shows readers how the ancient tales of the Creation, the Fall, Cain and Abel, Noah, Abraham, Jacob, and Joseph illuminate our most profound and impenetrable problems.
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Review: In the Beginning: A New Interpretation of GenesisUser Review - Cedric Rudolph - Goodreads
Armstrong uses current Western views of psychology and ethics to explicate a centuries-old text. From the terse chapters of Genesis, she derives stunning and often-surprising characterizations of the ... Read full review
Review: In the Beginning: A New Interpretation of GenesisUser Review - Jay - Goodreads
Easy read, interesting interpretations. Not as deep or complex as some of her other works Read full review
Jacob and Esau
The Blessing of Jacob
A Blessing or a Curse?
The Rape of Dinah
The Fall of Jacob
The Possibility of Evil
Sin and Curse
Cain and Abel
The Evil Inclination
The New Adam
The Tower of Babel
Abraham and Pharaoh
The Friend of God