By Itzhak Benyamini

In this ebook Itzhak Benyamini provides another analyzing of Genesis, a detailed textual research from the tale of construction to the binding of Isaac. This studying deals the potential for a tender relation to God, no longer one characterised via worry and awe. the quantity provides Don-Abraham-Quixote no longer as a perpetual knight of religion yet as a crafty believer within the face of God's calls for of him. Benyamini reads Genesis with no making concessions to God, asking approximately Him prior to He examines the guts of Adam, Noah, Abraham, and the opposite knights of religion (if they're quite that). during this method, the remark on Genesis turns into a platform for a brand new form of serious theology. via this unconventional rereading of the commonly used biblical textual content, the booklet makes an attempt to extract a special ethic, person who demanding situations the Kierkegaardian call for of blind religion in an all-knowing ethical God and gives in its stead an alternate, daily ethic. The ethic that Benyamini uncovers is characterised through family members continuity and culture meant to make sure that very axis—familial permanence and resilience within the face of the difficult and capricious legislations of God and the typical hardships of life. 

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