The Last Trial: The Akedah--On the Legends and Lore of the Command to Abraham to Offer Isaac As a Sacrifice  -     By: Shalom Spiegel
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The Last Trial: The Akedah--On the Legends and Lore of the Command to Abraham to Offer Isaac As a Sacrifice

Jewish Lights / 1993 / Paperback

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(PUBJewish Lights)''An intellectual tour de force. Spiegel takes a medieval poem of Jewish martyrdom and uses it as a device for a close reading of the binding of Isaac. Draws on religious, historical, and literary traditions to raise horrifying questions,''---Schocken Guide to Jewish Books. 162 pages, softcover.

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Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 208
Vendor: Jewish Lights
Publication Date: 1993
Dimensions: 6 X 9 X 1/2 (inches)
ISBN: 187904529X
ISBN-13: 9781879045293
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An eminent Jewish scholar examines the total body of texts, legends, and traditions referring to the Binding of Isaac, and provides the paradigm for showing how legend and history interact, how the past may be made comprehensible by present events, and the present may be understood as a renewal of revelation.

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