"The first careful, fair, and thorough comparison of how the concept functions in the three major Abrahamic religions…. Required reading."
—Harvey Cox, Hollis Professor of Divinity, Harvard University
“Scholars and laypeople, believers and skeptics alike will profit greatly from this informative and thought-provoking book.”
—Rabbi David Ellenson, PhD, president, Hebrew Union College–Jewish Institute of Religion
“Does the reader a favor by not glossing over the hard issues that confront us, rather offering a timely analysis of the concept of chosenness.”
—Akbar Ahmed, PhD, Ibn Khaldun Chair of Islamic Studies, American University