Download e-book for kindle: Abraham: The Story of a Life by Joseph Blenkinsopp

By Joseph Blenkinsopp

ISBN-10: 0802872875

ISBN-13: 9780802872876

In this discursive observation Joseph Blenkinsopp explores the tale of Abraham -- iconic ancestor of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam -- as advised in Genesis 11-25. provided in non-stop dialogue instead of in verse-by-verse shape, Blenkinsopp’s remark makes a speciality of the literary and theological artistry of the narrative as a whole.

Blenkinsopp discussses quite a number concerns raised within the Abraham saga, together with affirmation of God’s can provide, Isaac’s sacrifice and the dying of Jesus, and Abraham’s different cherished son, Ishmael. every one bankruptcy has a bit known as “Filling within the Gaps,” which probes many of the substantial quantity of Jewish, Christian, and Islamic observation that the fundamental Genesis textual content has generated in the course of the ages.

In an epilogue Blenkinsopp seems at Abraham in early Christianity and expresses his personal perspectives, as a Christian, on Abraham. Readers of Blenkinsopp’s Abraham: the tale of a Life would certainly come away with a deeper, richer knowing of this seminal old figure.

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