The text presents a collection of essays that reflect upon the narrative of God’s command to Abraham to sacrifice his son Isaac in Genesis 22. It explores various readings of Abraham and the Akedah story throughout history, including traditional, modern, and postmodern readings, as well as through Jewish, Christian, and Islamic lenses.
The book demonstrates the diversity of interpretations, and the dramatic impact of the story on the Western intellectual tradition.
- Publisher Fortress Press
- ISBN 9780800699581
- Format Paperback
- Dimensions 6 x 9
- Pages 224
- Publication Date February 1, 2014