Death and Resurrection of the Beloved Son The Transformation of Child Sacrifice in Judaism and Christianity

ISBN-10: 0300065116

ISBN-13: 9780300065114

Edition: 1993

Authors: Jon D. Levenson

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Book details

List price: $28.00
Copyright year: 1993
Publisher: Yale University Press
Publication date: 8/30/1995
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 276
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.836
Language: English

Jon D. Levenson is the Albert A. List Professor of Jewish Studies at Harvard University. His many books include "Resurrection and the Restoration of Israel: The Ultimate Victory of the God of Life", which won the National Jewish Book Award, and "Creation and the Persistence of Evil" (Princeton).

List of Abbreviations
A Father's Gift
Child Sacrifice in the Hebrew Bible: Deviation or Norm?
YHWH versus Molech
The Sacrifice of the Son as the Imitation of God
El and the Beloved Son
The People Israel as the Son of God
The Sacrifice of the First-Born Son: Eradicated or Transformed?
The Beloved Sons in Genesis
First-Born and Late-Born, Fathers and Mothers
The Loved and the Unloved
Favor and Fratricide
"Let me not look on as the child dies"
The Aqedah as Etiology
Isaac Unbound
The Beloved Son as Ruler and Servant
The Beloved Son Between Zion and Golgotha
The Rewritten Aqedah of Jewish Tradition
The Displacement of Isaac and the Birth of the Church
The Revisioning of God in the Image of Abraham
Scripture Index
Author Index
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