Redeeming Relevance in the Book of Genesis
Explorations in Text & Meaning


By Francis Nataf
December 2006
Urim Publications, Israel
Distributed By Coronet Books
ISBN: 9657108952                           
125 pages, 7 x 9 1/2"
$21.95 Hardcover

The last century has been a most tumultuous one for the Jewish people.  The changes in family structure and geographic distribution, as well as the internationalization of modernity, have radically transformed the Jews from what they had been before.

Introduction: Redeeming Our Torah
Chapter 1: Redeeming Our Souls: Avraham’s Ninth Test
Chapter 2: Redeeming Ourselves: Lessons from Mothers
Chapter 3: Redeeming Our Nation: Yishmael and Yisrael
Chapter 4: Redeeming Our Genius: Understanding Yitzchak
Chapter 5: Redeeming Our Civilization: Yaakov and Esav Revisited
Chapter 6: Redeeming Our Ideals: Yehudah and the Making of a Jewish Leader
Afterword: Redeeming Relevance

Judaism; Religion

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