In the Beginning: A New Interpretation of Genesis

by Armstrong, Karen
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ISBN: 9780345406040
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"Karen Armstrong is a genius."--A. N. Wilson

As the foundation stone of the Jewish and Christian scriptures, The Book of Genesis unfolds some of the most arresting stories of world literature--the Creation; Adam and Eve; Cain and Abel; the sacrifice of Isaac. Yet the meaning of Genesis remains enigmatic. In this fascinating volume, Karen Armstrong, author of the highly acclaimed bestseller A History of God, brilliantly illuminates the mysteries and profundities of this mystifying work.

"A lyrical chronicle of one woman's wrestling with Genesis that can serve as a guide to others . . . As notable for its scholarship as it is for its honesty and vulnerability."--Publishers Weekly

"Armstrong can simplify complex ideas, but she is never simplistic."--The New York Times Book Review

  • Format: TradePaperback
  • Author: Armstrong, Karen
  • ISBN: 9780345406040
  • Condition: Used
  • Dimensions: 8.26 x 0.80
  • Number Of Pages: 208
  • Publication Year: 1997

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