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The Resource The Gods are broken! : the hidden legacy of Abraham, Jeffrey K. Salkin

The Gods are broken! : the hidden legacy of Abraham, Jeffrey K. Salkin

Label
The Gods are broken! : the hidden legacy of Abraham
Title
The Gods are broken!
Title remainder
the hidden legacy of Abraham
Statement of responsibility
Jeffrey K. Salkin
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The story of Abraham smashing his father's idols might be the most important Jewish story ever told and the key to how Jews define themselves. In a work at once deeply erudite and wonderfully accessible, Rabbi Jeffrey K. Salkin conducts readers through the life and legacy of this powerful story and explains how it has shaped Jewish consciousness. Offering a radical view of Jewish existence, The Gods Are Broken! views the story of the young Abraham as the "primal trauma" of Jewish history, one critical to the development of a certain Jewish comfort with rebelliousness and one t
Cataloging source
MNU
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1954-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Salkin, Jeffrey K.
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Abraham
  • Abraham
  • Idols and images
  • Iconoclasm
  • Monotheism
  • Antisemitism
  • RELIGION
  • Antisemitism
  • Iconoclasm
  • Idols and images
  • Monotheism
Label
The Gods are broken! : the hidden legacy of Abraham, Jeffrey K. Salkin
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. Out of Ur -- 2. Abraham the iconoclast -- 3. Which Gods shall we break today? -- 4. Three paths to the sacred -- 5. The primal trauma of the Jewish people -- 6. (Re)embracing Tera -- 7. From broken idols to broken tablets -- 8. The sound of broken glass: Jewish iconoclasm and anti-Semitism
Control code
ocn841903665
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780827611429
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
05d4a2aa-3108-4b47-aa2e-112c13167273
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)841903665
Label
The Gods are broken! : the hidden legacy of Abraham, Jeffrey K. Salkin
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. Out of Ur -- 2. Abraham the iconoclast -- 3. Which Gods shall we break today? -- 4. Three paths to the sacred -- 5. The primal trauma of the Jewish people -- 6. (Re)embracing Tera -- 7. From broken idols to broken tablets -- 8. The sound of broken glass: Jewish iconoclasm and anti-Semitism
Control code
ocn841903665
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780827611429
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
05d4a2aa-3108-4b47-aa2e-112c13167273
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)841903665

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