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In the Beginning

A New Interpretation of Genesis
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"Karen Armstrong is a genius."--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

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    Product Specs
    • SKU: 9780345406040
    • Manufacturer: BALLANTINE BOOKS
    • Language of Text: English
    • ISBN 13: 9780345406040
    • UMPH: 860120
    • ISBN 10: 0345406044
    • Publication Date: 10/01/1997
    • Format: Paperback
    • Author: Karen Armstrong
    • Page Count: 208
    • Width: 5.60 inches
    • Height: 0.80 inches
    • Length: 8.26 inches
    • Weight: 0.38 pounds
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