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Thinking about the Torah : a philosopher reads the Bible / Kenneth Seeskin.

Author/Creator:
Seeskin, Kenneth, 1947- author.
Publication:
Philadelphia : The Jewish Publication Society ; Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, [2016]
Series:
JPS essential Judaism series
Format/Description:
Book
xvi, 203 pages ; 23 cm.
Subjects:
Bible. Pentateuch -- Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Bible. Pentateuch.
Jewish philosophy.
Form/Genre:
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Contents:
1. How to read the Torah
2. God and creation: Genesis 1:6
3. Love and companionship: Genesis 2:18
4. The ultimate sacrifice: Genesis 22:2
5. The name of God: Exodus 3:14
6. The need for community: Exodus 25:8
7. Closeness to God: Exodus 33:20
8. Ethics and holiness: Leviticus 11:44
9. Rebellion and sin: Numbers 14:1-2
10. Love of God: Deuteronomy 6:5
Conclusion: Choose life: Deuteronomy 30:19.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references.
ISBN:
9780827612624
0827612621
OCLC:
936234399
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