Table of Contents
A Note on Transliteration from Hebrew
Introduction • Who Was (and Is) Abraham?
Chapter One • Call and Commission
Chapter Two • Frustrations and Fulfillments
Chapter Three • The Test
Chapter Four • The Rediscovery of God
Chapter Five • Torah or Gospel?
Chapter Six • One Abraham or Three?
Index of Primary Sources
Index of Modern Authors
Garden Betrayed, Mysterium Tremendum or Coping Mechanism?, Lucifer in the Details
One of Lea Goldberg’s last poems was inspired by a prayer from the Yom Kippur liturgy.
Frank Lloyd Wright built a dazzling temple outside Philadelphia. Too bad he didn’t look closely at the synagogue of Gwoździec, Poland, built two hundred years earlier.
Does everyone need a Sabbath? Judith Shulevitz thinks so.