In the Beginning: A New Interpretation of Genesis (Paperback)

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--A. N. Wilson
As the foundation stone of the Jewish and Christian scriptures, The Book of Genesis unfolds some of the most arresting stories of world literature--the Creation; Adam and Eve; Cain and Abel; the sacrifice of Isaac. Yet the meaning of Genesis remains enigmatic. In this fascinating volume, Karen Armstrong, author of the highly acclaimed bestseller A History of God, brilliantly illuminates the mysteries and profundities of this mystifying work.
"A lyrical chronicle of one woman's wrestling with Genesis that can serve as a guide to others . . . As notable for its scholarship as it is for its honesty and vulnerability."
--Publishers Weekly
"Armstrong can simplify complex ideas, but she is never simplistic."
--The New York Times Book Review.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780345406040
ISBN-10: 0345406044
Publisher: Ballantine Books
Publication Date: October 7th, 1997
Pages: 208
Language: English