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Thinking about the Torah : a philosopher reads the Bible / Kenneth Seeskin.

Author:
Seeskin, Kenneth, 1947- [Browse]
Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
[Philadelphia: The Jewish Publication Society, 2016, , ©2016]
Description:
xvi, 203 pages ; 23 cm.
Series:
JPS essential Judaism series
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 197-203).
Contents:
1. How to read the Torah -- 2. God and creation: Genesis 1:6 -- 3. Love and companionship: Genesis 2:18 -- 4. The ultimate sacrifice: Genesis 22:2 -- 5. The name of God: Exodus 3:14 -- 6. The need for community: Exodus 25:8 -- 7. Closeness to God: Exodus 33:20 -- 8. Ethics and holiness: Leviticus 11:44 -- 9. Rebellion and sin: Numbers 14:1-2 -- 10. Love of God: Deuteronomy 6:5 -- Conclusion: Choose life: Deuteronomy 30:19.
Subject(s):
Form/​Genre:
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
ISBN:
  • 9780827612624 (pbk. : alk. paper)
  • 0827612621 (pbk. : alk. paper)
LCCN:
2016003753
OCLC:
936234399
Other standard number:
  • 40026405529
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