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Genesis : the beginning of desire

Author: Avivah Gottlieb Zornberg
Publisher: Philadelphia : Jewish Publication Society, ©1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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In her first book, Genesis: The Beginning of Desire, based on her immensely popular weekly lectures in Jerusalem, Avivah Zornberg reanimates the ancient characters of the Bible through her lyrical prose and modern sensibilities. Zornberg illumines the inevitable tensions that grip human beings as they search for and encounter God: the disorder that threatens order, the instability that shatters stability. On the one  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Commentaries
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Zornberg, Avivah Gottlieb.
Genesis.
Philadelphia : Jewish Publication Society, ©1995
(OCoLC)624031229
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Avivah Gottlieb Zornberg
ISBN: 0827605218 9780827605213
OCLC Number: 31434493
Description: xix, 456 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Bereshit: The Pivoting Point --
Noah: Kindness and Ecstasy --
Lekh Lekha: Travails of Faith --
Va-Yera: Language and Silence --
Hayyei Sarah: Vertigo --
The Residue of the Akedah --
Toledot: Sincerity and Authenticity --
Va-Yetze: Dispersions --
Va-Yishlah: The Quest for Wholeness --
Va-Yeshev: Re-membering the Dismembered --
Mi-Ketz: The Absence of the Imagination --
Va-Yiggash: The Pit and the Rope --
Va-Yehi: The Beginning of Desire.
Responsibility: Avivah Gottlieb Zornberg.
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An intellectually stimulating and personally uplifting exploration of Genesis, this title breathes new life into the stories of Adam and Eve, Noah, Abraham and Sarah, Isaac, Jacob and Esau, Rachel,  Read more...

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