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In the Beginning: A New Interpretation of Genesis

By: Armstrong, KarenShare

Language: English

Softcover

«A lyrical chronicle of one woman’s wrestling with Genesis that can serve as a guide to others . . . As notable for its scholarship as it is for its honesty and vulnerability.» - Publishers Weekly

As the foundation stone of the Jewish and Christian scriptures, The Book of Genesis unfolds some of the most arresting stories of world literature—the Creation; Adam and Eve; Cain and Abel; the sacrifice of Isaac. Yet the meaning of Genesis remains enigmatic. In this fascinating volume, Karen Armstrong, author of the highly acclaimed bestseller «A History of God», brilliantly illuminates the mysteries and profundities of this mystifying work.

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Product Details
By:Armstrong, Karen
Language:English
Format:Softcover
Pages: 208 pp
Publisher:Ballantine Books, NY 1996
Dimensions:5.5 x 8.25 inches
ISBN-13:9780345406040
Topic:Religion - Bible - Genesis - Commentary

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ABOUT IN THE BEGINNING
«Karen Armstrong is a genius.»—A. N. Wilson

As the foundation stone of the Jewish and Christian scriptures, The Book of Genesis unfolds some of the most arresting stories of world literature—the Creation; Adam and Eve; Cain and Abel; the sacrifice of Isaac. Yet the meaning of Genesis remains enigmatic. In this fascinating volume, Karen Armstrong, author of the highly acclaimed bestseller A History of God, brilliantly illuminates the mysteries and profundities of this mystifying work.

«A lyrical chronicle of one woman’s wrestling with Genesis that can serve as a guide to others . . . As notable for its scholarship as it is for its honesty and vulnerability.»—Publishers Weekly

«Armstrong can simplify complex ideas, but she is never simplistic.»—The New York Times Book Review

In the Beginning: A New Interpretation of Genesis
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