Legends of the Bible (Paperback)

Author: Ginzberg, Louis

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Here is a kaleidoscope of tales, a key to many of the richest literary and artistic traditions of the western world: Adam's ascent into Heaven in a chariot, Abraham's trail by fire, Jonah's fabulous adventrure in the whale, the life of Moses, Hannah's desire for a son, Solomon as a beggar, the wooing of Rebekah, and Balshazzar's feast. This is storytelling with a grain of salt and a lot of wit; tales springing from the antiquity of oral tradition, told with sheer delight in the glory of a book transformed by a hundred generations whose daily thoughts and deeds were transformed by The Book.


Publisher Univ of Nebraska Pr
Mfg Part# 9780827604049
SKU 30191545
Format Paperback
ISBN10 0827604041
Release Date 4/10/2007
Dimensions (in Inches) 8.75H x 6L x 1.25T
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Editors Note Widely read with reverence, the books of the Bible have moved minds and hearts for thousands of years. The content and words of Scripture inspired the legends of the Bible. This single volume contains a selection of tales chosen from the classic The Legends of the Jews by Louis Ginzberg, acknowledged as one of the world's outstanding talmudic scholars.
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Book Format Paperback
Number of Pages 0646
Publisher Jewish Publication Society of America

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