Understanding Genesis (Paperback)

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    "This book...is designed to make the Bible of Israel intelligible, relevant, and hopefully, inspiring to a sophisticated generation, possessed of intellectual curiosity and ethical sensitivity...It is based on the belief that the study of the Book...

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    Nahum M. Sarna is Emeritus Professor of Biblical Studies at Brandeis University. Author of Exploring Exodus and On the Book of Psalms, he is an editor and translator of the Jewish Publication Society's translation of the Bible.
    "This book...is designed to make the Bible of Israel intelligible, relevant, and hopefully, inspiring to a sophisticated generation, possessed of intellectual curiosity and ethical sensitivity...It is based on the belief that the study of the Book of Books must constitute a mature intellectual challenge, an exposure to the expanding universe of scientific biblical scholarship...Far from presenting a threat to faith, a challenge to the intellect may reinforce faith and purify it."--from the Introduction

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    ISBN 9780805202533
    Genre RELIGION / Judaism / History
    Format Paperback
    Publisher Date 1970-05-01 00:00:00.0
    Publisher Schocken Books
    Height 8.0 in
    Wdth 5.25 in
    Thickness 0.75 in
    Unit weight 0.7 lb
    Language English
    Audience General/trade
    Authors Sarna, Nahum M.

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