Item description for Bound by the Bible: Jews, Christians and the Sacrifice of Isaac by Edward Kessler...
One of the most well-known stories in the Bible is the account of how Abraham's faith in God was demonstrated by a willingness to sacrifice his long-awaited son at God's command. This story has been a source of fascination for Jews and Christians over many centuries, and Edward Kessler offers an engrossing account of their interpretations. Explaining that neither the story nor its interpretations can be understood independently, this book makes a valuable contribution to biblical studies.
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Studio: Cambridge University Press
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.22" Width: 6.26" Height: 0.71" Weight: 1.12 lbs.
Release Date Mar 2, 2015
Publisher Cambridge University Press
ISBN 0521835429 ISBN13 9780521835428
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More About Edward Kessler
Edward Kessler is a Founding and Executive Director of the Cambridge Centre for Jewish-Christian Relations. He is the author of An English Jew: The Life and Writings of Claude Montefiore (1989, new edition 2002) and co-editor of Jews and Christians in Conversation: Crossing Cultures and Generations (2002).
Edward Kessler was born in 1927 and has an academic affiliation as follows - University of Cambridge.
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