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The binding of Isaac : a religious model of disobedience

Author: Omri Boehm
Publisher: London : Bloomsbury T & T Clark, 2016.
Series: Library of Hebrew Bible/Old Testament studies, 468.; T & T Clark library of biblical studies.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Paperback editionView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Isaac, (Biblical patriarch); Abraham, (Biblical patriarch); Isaac, (Patriarche biblique); Abraham, (Biblical patriarch); Isaac, (Biblical patriarch)
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Omri Boehm
ISBN: 9780567656933 0567656934
OCLC Number: 944031683
Notes: Originally published: London: T & T Clark, 2007.
Description: xi, 145 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Abraham: a model of obedience? --
The original version of the story: Abraham disobeys --
The trial of Sodom in the background: Abraham's ethical protest --
Abraham's journey to Mount Moriah: obedience, internal struggle or prediction of disobedience? --
The religious significance of the Akedah: ethical responsibility, child sacrifice and the existence of the people of Israel --
"Abraham's prevention of the sacrifice": Ibn Caspi's interpretation of Genesis 22 --
The fundamental principle of prophecy: Maimonides' esoteric interpretation of Genesis 22 --
"He destroys both the innocent with the wicked": between Job and Abraham --
On fearing God without being afraid of Him: from Kierkegaard to Kant --
A religious model of disobedience.
Series Title: Library of Hebrew Bible/Old Testament studies, 468.; T & T Clark library of biblical studies.
Responsibility: Omri Boehm.

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