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By Jennifer Read

ISBN-10: 1516877063

ISBN-13: 9781516877065

the tale of the akedah (the binding of Isaac defined in Genesis 22) could be the most ethically troublesome tales within the biblical textual content. little or no recognition, although, appears to be like given to Sarah. during this thesis we'll research Sarah’s position on the subject of the occasions of the akedah and the way it has replaced over the years. that allows you to do that, i'll talk about 3 teams of literature: Rabbinic midrash, the Hebrew campaign chronicles, and Yiddish non secular fabrics from the pre-modern period.

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