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Creation and the Persistence of Evil: The Jewish Drama of Divine Omnipotence
Abbreviations ix Acknowledgments xi Note on the Text (1994) xiii Preface (1994) xv Preface xxix Part I THE MASTERY OF GOD AND THE VULNERABILITY OF ORDER 1. The Basic Idea of Israelite Religion? 3 2.Expand
The Death and Resurrection of the Beloved Son: The Transformation of Child Sacrifice in Judaism and Christianity
The near sacrifice and miraculous restoration of a beloved son is a central but largely overlooked theme in both Judaism and Christianity. This book explores how this notion of child sacrificeExpand
The Temple and the World
  • J. Levenson
  • Philosophy
  • The Journal of Religion
  • 1 July 1984
Although the Temple in Jerusalem has rarely been the subject of biblical theology, it often has been its target. For example, Bernhard W. Anderson, in his still widely used textbook, contrasts theExpand
Resurrection: The Power of God for Christians and Jews
This book, written for religious and nonreligious people alike in clear and accessible language, explores a teaching central to both Jewish and Christian traditions: the teaching that at the end ofExpand
The Hebrew Bible, the Old Testament, and Historical Criticism: Jews and Christians in Biblical Studies
Writing from a Jewish perspective, Jon Levenson reviews many often neglected theoretical questions. He focuses on the relationship between two interpretive communities--the community of scholars whoExpand
The Theologies of Commandment in Biblical Israel
Critical scholarship on the Hebrew Bible a hundred years ago held a much lower estimation of the role of law in the religion of ancient Israel and of the value of biblical law than do scholars today.Expand