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In the Beginning : a New Interpretation of Genesis (96 Edition)

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"KAREN ARMSTRONG IS A GENIUS."

--A. N. Wilson

As the foundation stone of the Jewish and Christian scriptures, The Book of Genesis unfolds some of the most arresting stories of world literature--the Creation; Adam and Eve; Cain and Abel; the sacrifice of Isaac. Yet the meaning of Genesis remains enigmatic. In this fascinating volume, Karen Armstrong, author of the highly acclaimed bestseller A History of God, brilliantly illuminates the mysteries and profundities of this mystifying work.

"A lyrical chronicle of one woman's wrestling with Genesis that can serve as a guide to others . . . As notable for its scholarship as it is for its honesty and vulnerability."

--Publishers Weekly

"Armstrong can simplify complex ideas, but she is never simplistic."

--The New York Times Book Review

Synopsis:

As the foundation stone of the Jewish and Christian scriptures, the Book of Genesis unfolds some of the most arresting stories of world literature. In this book, Karen Armstrong brilliantly illuminates the mysteries and profundities of this mystifying work.

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Includes bibliographic references (p. 185-187) and index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780345406040
Author:
Armstrong, Karen
Publisher:
Ballantine Books
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Philosophy
Subject:
Bible
Subject:
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Subject:
Bible - Criticism Interpretation - General
Subject:
Bible - Criticism Interpretation - Old Testament
Subject:
O. t. pentateuch
Subject:
Biblical Criticism & Interpretation - General
Subject:
Biblical Criticism & Interpretation - Old Testament
Subject:
Christianity-Biblical Criticism
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
19971031
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
208
Dimensions:
8.26x5.60x.80 in. .38 lbs.

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