A collection of essays depicting the figure of Abraham as reflected in texts from biblical to contemporary times, including Midrash, ancient and medieval philosophy, Kabbalah, as well as Christian and Islamic conceptions of Abraham as the father of the monotheistic religions.
Danacode:   110-20043 ISBN:  965-226-255-2 Language:   Hebrew Pages:   368 Weight:   800 gr Dimensions:  17X25 cm Publication Date:   01/2003 Publisher:   Bar-Ilan University Press
The book analyses the theme ''Abraham in the Furnace'' from a historical and contextual perspective by means of more than ninety written Jewish story versions. The personal story of Abraham, as a rebellious individual, merges with the national story of th
This volume presents a collection of rabbinic legends about the Book of Job and the man Job. The rabbinic sources include varied opinions regarding Job himself and the basic philosophical problems inherent in this text. This new volume includes material f