Inheriting Abraham: The Legacy of the Patriarch in Judaism, Christianity, and Islam

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments

A Note on Transliteration from Hebrew 

Abbreviations 

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?

Notes

Index of Primary Sources

Index of Modern Authors

Suggested Reading

Jake in the Box

Jake in the Box

Curt Leviant

The patriarch Jacob was the father of twelve tribes and (eventually) fêted by Pharaoh. But, as Yair Zakovitch shows, the Bible does not portray a happy man.