In the Beginning: A New Interpretation of Genesis: Armstrong, Karen

In the Beginning: A New Interpretation of Genesis

Armstrong, Karen

Published by Knopf, 1996
ISBN 10: 0679450890 / ISBN 13: 9780679450894
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Synopsis: In this fascinating book by the author of A History of God and Jerusalem, one of the best-known and least-understood books of the Bible is clarified for modern readers. Armstrong shows readers how the ancient tales of the Creation, the Fall, Cain and Abel, Noah, Abraham, Jacob, and Joseph illuminate our most profound and impenetrable problems.

Review: Karen Armstrong makes reading the Bible a smooth and liberating experience. The brilliance of Armstrong's analysis of Genesis lies in her ability to draw together the story, the contemporaneous situations of the characters and the writers, and the relevance of themes amid multifarious contradictions, then hold them up for us to contemplate. Edifying and engaging, this short but impressive book comes complete with the entire Genesis text.

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Title: In the Beginning: A New Interpretation of ...
Publisher: Knopf
Publication Date: 1996
Binding: Hardcover
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