The Binding of Isaac: A Religious Model of Disobedience

The Binding of Isaac: A Religious Model of Disobedience


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780567656933
Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date: 02/25/2016
Series: The Library of Hebrew Bible/Old Testament Studies , #468
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 240
Product dimensions: 6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.34(d)

About the Author

Omri Boehm is Assistant Professor in the Department of Philosophy at the New School for Social Research, USA.

Table of Contents

Foreword by Jack Miles
Chapter 1: Introduction
Chapter 2: Preliminary Methodological Considerations
Chapter 3: Abraham: A Model of Obedience?
Chapter 4: The Original Abraham Story: Abraham's Disobedience
Chapter 5: Abraham's Ethical Protest: The Trial of Sodom
Chapter 6: Abraham's Journey to the Land of Moriah
Chapter 7: The Religious Significance of the Akedah
Chapter 8: "The Prevention of Sacrifice": Ibn Caspi's Interpretation
Chapter 9: Maimonides on the True Nature of Prophecy
Chapter 10: Between Job and Abraham
Chapter 11: On Fearing God without Being Afraid of Him: From Kierkegaard to Kant
Chapter 12: A Religious Model of Disobedience

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