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
The Nazis may have blamed Herschel Grynszpan for Kristallnacht, but he prevented them from using him in a show trial.
How the Jews became modern.
Two new books on sin and temptation.
Response #2: David Biale revisits his provocative 1998 essay on Jewish assimilation.