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Abraham and the Absoluteness of God



Jon Levenson / January 14, 2014

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An exploration of the ways in which Jewish practices have affected, and have been affected by, Judaism's surrounding cultures.

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Jon Levenson

Jon Levenson is the Albert A. List Professorof Jewish Studies at Harvard University. His book Resurrection and the Restoration of Israel: TheUltimate Victory of the God of Life (Yale University Press, 2006) won a National Jewish Book Award and the Biblical Archaeology Society Publication Award in the category of Best Book Relating to the Hebrew Bible published in 2005 or 2006. His most recent book is Inheriting Abraham: The Legacy of the Patriarch in Judaism, Christianity, and Islam (Princeton University Press, 2012). His work concentrates onthe interpretation of the Hebrew Bible, including its reinterpretations in the “rewritten Bible” of SecondTemple Judaism and rabbinic midrash.

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