A Critical Theology of Genesis: The Non-Absolute God by Itzhak Benyamini

By Itzhak Benyamini

In this e-book Itzhak Benyamini offers an alternate analyzing of Genesis, a detailed textual research from the tale of production to the binding of Isaac. This examining deals the potential of a tender relation to God, no longer one characterised by means of worry and awe. the amount offers Don-Abraham-Quixote no longer as a perpetual knight of religion yet as a crafty believer within the face of God's calls for of him. Benyamini reads Genesis with out making concessions to God, asking approximately Him ahead of He examines the guts of Adam, Noah, Abraham, and the opposite knights of religion (if they're particularly that). during this method, the statement on Genesis turns into a platform for a brand new kind of severe theology. via this unconventional rereading of the widely used biblical textual content, the e-book makes an attempt to extract a special ethic, person who demanding situations the Kierkegaardian call for of blind religion in an all-knowing ethical God and gives in its stead an alternate, daily ethic. The ethic that Benyamini uncovers is characterised by way of relatives continuity and culture meant to make sure that very axis—familial permanence and resilience within the face of the tough and capricious legislation of God and the typical hardships of life. 

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