Assignment Week 3

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  • HURWITZ: Chapter 4 pp 85 -94
  • HONORING TRADITION: Sacred Texts, pp 427- 468
  • Genesis Chapters 21 and 22
    (these are texts read every Rosh HaShanah (New Year) for more than 1000 years. Genesis 22, the story of “The Akedah”, or the Binding of Isaac is a foundational story in Judaism, and a deeply troubling and complex one. It has been the subject of commentary and discussion by theologians and philosophers until today.I want to use it as a starting point for text study)