By Jon D. Levenson

ISBN-10: 0691155690

ISBN-13: 9780691155692

ISBN-10: 0691163553

ISBN-13: 9780691163550

Jews, Christians, and Muslims supposedly percentage a standard spiritual history within the patriarch Abraham, and the concept that he may still serve basically as a resource of solidarity one of the 3 traditions has turn into frequent in either scholarly and renowned circles. yet in Inheriting Abraham, Jon Levenson unearths how the more and more traditional thought of the 3 both "Abrahamic" religions derives from a perilous false impression of key biblical and Qur'anic texts, fails to do complete justice to any of the traditions, and is usually biased opposed to Judaism in refined and pernicious ways.

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