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By Itzhak Benyamini

In this publication Itzhak Benyamini offers another studying of Genesis, an in depth textual research from the tale of production to the binding of Isaac. This studying bargains the potential of a tender relation to God, no longer one characterised through worry and awe. the amount offers Don-Abraham-Quixote no longer as a perpetual knight of religion yet as a crafty believer within the face of God's calls for of him. Benyamini reads Genesis with out making concessions to God, asking approximately Him sooner than He examines the guts of Adam, Noah, Abraham, and the opposite knights of religion (if they're relatively that). during this method, the remark on Genesis turns into a platform for a brand new kind of serious theology. via this unconventional rereading of the established biblical textual content, the e-book makes an attempt to extract a distinct ethic, one who demanding situations the Kierkegaardian call for of blind religion in an all-knowing ethical God and provides in its stead an alternate, daily ethic. The ethic that Benyamini uncovers is characterised by way of family members continuity and culture meant to make sure that very axis—familial permanence and resilience within the face of the challenging and capricious legislation of God and the typical hardships of life. 

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