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By Itzhak Benyamini

In this booklet Itzhak Benyamini provides an alternate examining of Genesis, an in depth textual research from the tale of construction to the binding of Isaac. This interpreting deals the potential for a tender relation to God, no longer one characterised through worry and awe. the quantity 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 out making concessions to God, asking approximately Him earlier than He examines the center of Adam, Noah, Abraham, and the opposite knights of religion (if they're quite that). during this approach, the observation on Genesis turns into a platform for a brand new kind of serious theology. via this unconventional rereading of the frequent biblical textual content, the e-book makes an attempt to extract a unique ethic, one 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 via kinfolk continuity and culture meant to make sure that very axis—familial permanence and resilience within the face of the hard and capricious legislation of God and the standard hardships of life. 

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