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By Itzhak Benyamini

In this e-book Itzhak Benyamini provides an alternate interpreting of Genesis, a detailed textual research from the tale of construction to the binding of Isaac. This examining deals the potential of a delicate relation to God, no longer one characterised through worry and awe. the amount provides 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 no making concessions to God, asking approximately Him earlier than He examines the guts of Adam, Noah, Abraham, and the opposite knights of religion (if they're relatively that). during this method, the observation on Genesis turns into a platform for a brand new form of serious theology. via this unconventional rereading of the general biblical textual content, the ebook makes an attempt to extract a special ethic, person who demanding situations the Kierkegaardian call for of blind religion in an all-knowing ethical God and provides in its stead another, daily ethic. The ethic that Benyamini uncovers is characterised by means of family members continuity and culture meant to make sure that very axis—familial permanence and resilience within the face of the tough and capricious legislations of God and the typical hardships of life. 

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