The Gods Are Broken!

The Gods Are Broken!

The Hidden Legacy of Abraham

eBook - 2013
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The story of Abraham smashing his father's idols might be the most important Jewish story ever told and the key to how Jews define themselves. In a work at once deeply erudite and wonderfully accessible, Rabbi Jeffrey K. Salkin conducts readers through the life and legacy of this powerful story and explains how it has shaped Jewish consciousness. Offering a radical view of Jewish existence, The Gods Are Broken! views the story of the young Abraham as the "primal trauma" of Jewish history, one critical to the development of a certain Jewish comfort with rebelliousness and one t.
Publisher: Philadelphia :, Jewish Publication Society,, 2013
ISBN: 9780827611429
0827611420
Characteristics: 1 online resource

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