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The Binding Of Isaac

Author : Omri Boehm
ISBN : 9780567586414
Genre : Religion
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Traditional interpertations in both Judaism and Christianity argue that the Akedah presents not only an ethical question but also an ethical reply. But for the intervention of the angel, Abraham would have killed his son. Obedience to God take precedence over morality as humanly conceived. Yet, the angel of YHWH that appears to Abraham is a later addition to the text; thus, in the original narrative Abraham actually disobeys the divine command to slay his son, and sacrifices a ram instead. The first part of the book shows how the "original" version of the narrative did not contain the angelic figure. The second part of the book re-examines various religious interpretations of the text to show that exegetes such as Maimonides and his followers did point out Abraham's disobedience. According to these writers the esoteric layer of the story in fact declares that disobedience to God's command was Abraham's true affirmation of faith. In th ethird part of the book, Boehm re-opens the philosophical debate between Kant and Kierkegaard. Boehm concludes the book by contending that the monotheistic model of faith presented by Abraham was actually a model of disobedience.
Category: Religion

Unbinding The Binding Of Isaac

Author : Mishael Caspi
ISBN : 0761835660
Genre : Religion
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Unbinding the Binding of Isaac is an anthology of three faiths' interpretations of the Genesis 22:1-19 story. The various exegeses of this story have been mined by the Jewish, Islamic, and Christian faiths for a protracted period of time. The "Aqedah," as the binding story is known universally, stimulates the interests and imaginations of theologians, linguists, poets, historians, and artists of various skills and stripes. The Aqedah continues to stimulate inquiry and application to modern situations. Unbinding the Binding of Isaac is at once ancient and modern in its scope, purpose, and relevance to scholarly inquiry regarding this ongoing debate.
Category: Religion

The Binding

Author : Jenny Alexander
ISBN : 9781472908742
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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When Jack and his family arrive on the remote, blustery Scottish island of Morna, the whole summer holiday seems doomed... until they find the den. The three children who claim it are the only other children their age on the island – and soon Jack, Tressa and Milo are initiated into their secret society, the Binding, which charismatic Duncan presides over with elaborate rules, ceremonies and punishments. Jack wants to belong. He doesn't want trouble. But as the summer goes on, he begins to understand more about the Binding. Jack's going to have to stand up to Duncan - whatever it costs him. A tense, compulsive exploration of the effects of secrets, authority, boredom, and fear.
Category: Juvenile Fiction

The Binding Of Isaac And Messiah

Author : Aharon Ronald Ellis Agus
ISBN : 0887067352
Genre : Religion
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The author provides an interpretation of the words of Jews living during the intertestamental period and through the third century, including several hassidim. A hermeneutics grounded in the perception of early Rabbinic texts as sharing in events rather than as linguistically autonomous is used. The phenomenology of Jewish martyrdom is read as an acting-out of the Binding of Isaac. The search leads into the question of the bindingness of the La. The The religious soul's passion for the revelation of Law is followed out in its path of temptation to martyrdom. A grand drama of sacrifice and messianic yearnings is thereby unearthed.
Category: Religion

The Binding Of Isaac Religious Murders Kabbalah

Author : Lippman Bodoff
ISBN : 193268753X
Genre : Religion
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The author focuses on a number of pertinent questions that help explain how to create a Jewish ethical and moral society: What really happened at the binding of Isaac? How was the traditional interpretation of this pivotal moment in Jewish history misapplied in Christian theology and Jewish martyrology? Is there even a case for religious murders in Jewish thought and in the growing appeal of Jewish mysticism? What are the underlying premises of Jewry's claim to the Divinely Promised Land? Have the Jewish people forfeited this claim by its failure to pursue an active program of nationalism? How has Judaism developed from its rational, cultural, classical interest in every aspect of God's creation to its current, largely insular, rigid and kabbalistically oriented Orthodoxy, in which even Divine miracles and magic are claimed by certain sages? What has precipitated the gulf within Orthodoxy between the Hasidic-kabbalistic sects and the Modern Orthodox? These, and other modern-day questions, including the proper relationship between religion and the State, are analyzed and fully discussed in this groundbreaking volume.
Category: Religion

The Binding Vine

Author : Shashi Deshpande
ISBN : 9781558614024
Genre : Fiction
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From one of India's most acclaimed writers--a radiant novel, now available in paperback.
Category: Fiction

The Binding Tie

Author : Kristina Göransson
ISBN : 9780824832599
Genre : Social Science
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Since gaining independence in 1965, Singapore has become the most trade-intensive economy in the world and the richest country in Southeast Asia. This transformation has been accompanied by the emergence of a deep generational divide. More complex than simple disparities of education or changes in income and consumption patterns, this growing gulf encompasses language, religion, and social memory. The Binding Tie explores how expectations and obligations between generations are being challenged, reworked, and reaffirmed in the face of far-reaching societal change. The family remains a pivotal feature of Singaporean society and the primary unit of support. The author focuses on the middle generation, caught between elderly parents who grew up speaking dialect and their own children who speak English and Mandarin. In analyzing the forces that bind these generations together, she deploys the idea of an intergenerational "contract," which serves as a metaphor for customary obligations and expectations. She convincingly examines the many different levels at which the contract operates within Singaporean families and offers striking examples of the meaningful ways in which intergenerational support and transactions are performed, resisted, and renegotiated. Her rich material, drawn from ethnographic fieldwork among middle-class Chinese, provides insights into the complex interplay of fragmenting and integrating forces. The Binding Tie makes a critical contribution to the study of intergenerational relations in modern, rapidly changing societies and conveys a vivid and nuanced picture of the challenges Singaporean families face in today’s hypermodern world. It will be of interest to researchers and students in a range of fields, including anthropology, sociology, Asian studies, demography, development studies, and family studies.
Category: Social Science

The Binding Of Ytzhak

Author : David Ram
ISBN : 9780805978278
Genre : Fiction
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This collection of four extraordinary prose plays examines the human condition in all its pain, confusion, and--sometimes--humor.
Category: Fiction

The Binding Stone

Author : Don Bassingthwaite
ISBN : 9780786956623
Genre : Fiction
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The first book in a series of dark tales and high adventure in the Eberron™ campaign setting. The Binding Stone features the brandnew races that were created specifically for the Eberron campaign setting. It’s also the first Eberron novel to takes its readers on an exploration of many uncharted territories in the setting. AUTHOR BIO: DON BASSINGTHWAITE is currently an editor for Black Gate Magazine and a contributor to the award-winning Bending the Landscape anthologies. His most recent work with Wizards of the Coast, Inc. was Yellow Silk, a Forgotten Realms® novel.
Category: Fiction

The Binding Thread

Author : Vincent A. Punter
ISBN : 1465368949
Genre : Fiction
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The Binding Force Of International Law

Author : Alexander Pearce Higgins
ISBN :
Genre : International law
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This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and remains as true to the original work as possible. Therefore, you will see the original copyright references, library stamps (as most of these works have been housed in our most important libraries around the world), and other notations in the work. This work is in the public domain in the United States of America, and possibly other nations. Within the United States, you may freely copy and distribute this work, as no entity (individual or corporate) has a copyright on the body of the work. As a reproduction of a historical artifact, this work may contain missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. Scholars believe, and we concur, that this work is important enough to be preserved, reproduced, and made generally available to the public. We appreciate your support of the preservation process, and thank you for being an important part of keeping this knowledge alive and relevant.
Category: International law

The Binding Of Isaac

Author : Michael Shocket
ISBN : 0755210123
Genre : Fiction
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Dr. Michael Shocket, a retired lecturer living in Hertfordshire, is the author of several text books published by the Cambridge University Press, poems in various magazines, and hisautobiography, "Know me Tomorrow," was published by United Press in 2003. "The Binding of Isaac" is his first novel. He is a member of the Council for Christians and Jews, and his religious views are reflected in the pivotal character of Abraham. A worthy descendant of the patriarch, after his son, Isaac, who suffered brain damage at birth, is sentenced for the rape and attempted murder of his step-sister, Abraham experiences a loss of faith. Peter, a Nigerian barrister, and the son of an African vicar, represents the boy in an appeal against his prison sentence. He falls in love with Rosie, Isaac's younger sister. The fathers, one a devout Christian and the other a strictly orthodox Jew, both at variance with fundamentalism, establish a unique friendship. Most of the characters in "The Binding of Isaac" battle against religious, racial and social prejudice. The reader will find a disturbing picture of the public's attitude towards people with learning disabilities. On a lighter note the author, a self confessed "romantic," provides us with three bitter-sweet, interwoven love stories.
Category: Fiction

The Binding Love Of God

Author : Susanna M. Riekert
ISBN : 9781499085976
Genre : Religion
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God wants all his children to live according to his will so to enable Him to bless them abundantly and to ensure that they will be with Him in heaven when time comes. To become God’s pure and holy children, there is certain actions to be taken. God is the Lamp and Knowledge that empowers each and every one to make a difference in a dark world that is ruled by Satan and his demons. In The Binding Love of God, Susanna outlines easy steps to transform from a sinner to a true child of the Loving God. God’s love for His children overshadows all else in the universe and can not be measured. He wants to bless His children. Be on the lookout for The Everlasting Love of God which will be available in early 2014
Category: Religion

Fractal Analysis Of The Binding And Dissociation Kinetics For Different Analytes On Biosensor Surfaces

Author : Ajit Sadana
ISBN : 0080555012
Genre : Science
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Biosensors are finding increasing applications in different areas. Over the last few years the areas where biosensors may be used effectively has increased dramatically. This book like the previous four books on analyte-receptor binding and dissociation kinetics by this author addresses the often neglected area. The kinetics of binding and dissociation in solution to appropriate receptors immobilized on biosensor surfaces occurs under diffusional limitations on structured surfaces. The receptors immobilized on the biosensor surface contribute to the degree of heterogeneity on the sensor chip surface. The fractal analysis examples presented throughout the book provide a convenient means to make quantitative the degree of heterogeneity present on the sensor surface, and relates it to the binding and dissociation rate coefficients. The fractal dimension is a quantitative measure of the degree of heterogeneity present on the biosensor surface. The book emphasizes medially-oriented examples. The detection of disease-related analytes is also emphasized. The intent being that if intractable and insidious diseases are detected earlier, they will be controlled better, eventually leading to a better prognosis. Chapter 3 is a new chapter that emphasizes enhancing the relevant biosensor performance parameters such as sensitivity, stability, selectivity, response time, etc. As usual, as done in previous books by this author, the last chapter provides an update of the economics involved in biosensors, and the difficulties encounters in starting-up a biosensor company. - Modelling of binding and dissociation kinetics of analyte-receptor reactions on biosensor surfaces: provides physical insights into these reactions occurring on biosensor surfaces. Very few researchers even attempt to analyze the kinetics of these types of reactions. - Fractal analysis used to model the binding and dissociation kinetics: original and unique approach. - Economic analysis provided in the last chapter: helps balance the book; besides providing much-needed information not available in the open literature. - Emphasis on improving biosensor performance parameters: helps make biosensors better. - Empahsis on medically-related analytes: helps in prognosis of diseases.
Category: Science

The Binding Chair Or A Visit From The Foot Emancipation Society

Author : Kathryn Harrison
ISBN : 9780307799821
Genre : Fiction
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In poised and elegant prose, Kathryn Harrison weaves in The Binding Chair; or, A Visit from the Foot Emancipation Society a stunning story of women, travel, and flight; of love, revenge, and fear; of the search for home and the need to escape it. Set in alluring Shanghai at the turn of the century, The Binding Chair intertwines the destinies of a Chinese woman determined to forget her past and a Western girl focused on the promises of the future. Beautiful, charismatic, destructive, May escapes an ar-ranged marriage in rural nineteenth-century China for life in a Shanghai brothel, where she meets Arthur, an Australian whose philanthropic pursuits lead him into one scrape after another. As a member of the Foot Emancipation Society, Arthur calls on May not for his pleasure but for her rehabilitation, only to find himself immediately and helplessly seduced by the sight of her bound feet. Reforming May is out of the question, so love-struck Arthur marries her instead and brings her home to live with him, his sister and brother-in-law, and their two girls, Alice and Cecily. In Alice, May sees the possibility of redemption: a surrogate for a child she has lost. And it is to May that Alice turns for the love her own mother withholds. But when the twelve-year-old is caught preparing her aunt's opium pipe, she is shipped off to a London boarding school, far from the dangerous influence of the woman who will come to reclaim her and to control the whole family. The Binding Chair unfolds among scenes of astonishing beauty and cruelty, in a lawless place where traditions and cultures clash, and where tragedy threatens a world built on the banks of unsettled waters--from the bustling Whangpoo River to the lake of blood in the Chinese afterworld. By turns shocking, exquisite, and hilarious, The Binding Chair is another spellbinding literary triumph by the writer whose work Michiko Kakutani of The New York Times has called "powerful and hypnotic."
Category: Fiction

The Heart S Lost Souls Part One The Binding

Author : Trinity Blacio
ISBN : 9781626015173
Genre : Fiction
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In the third installment of the Fantasy is Alive series by best-selling erotic romance author Trinity Blacio, Shannon Kreep must face her own death and rebirth as well being mated to seven alien alphas. She is the key that will hold many worlds together. Death was supposed to be freeing, but not to Shannon. It was painful, and only brought the creatures in her dreams into her reality. Her world was now made up of what normal people would call monsters, but Shannon wasn’t normal. The world around her was changing. Witches, warlocks, gods, alien kings and queens from other planets and galaxies were now part of her life. Many factions wanted her truly dead. On top of that, the strangest and scariest thing was that seven men claimed to be her mate—seven alien men. Oh, but wait, now she was supposedly some kind of queen too.
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Biosensors Kinetics Of Binding And Dissociation Using Fractals

Author : Ajit Sadana
ISBN : 0444515127
Genre : Science
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Effect of Reynolds number on fractal binding kinetics on a surface-based biosensor -- DNA fractal binding and dissociation kinetics -- Fractal analysis of binding and dissociation interactions of estrogen receptors to ligands on biosensor surfaces -- A fractal analysis of analyte-estrogen receptor binding and dissociation kinetics using biosensors : environmental effects -- A fractal analysis of analyte-estrogen receptor binding and dissociation kinetics using biosensors : biomedical effects -- Fractal analysis of binding interactions of nuclear estrogen receptors occurring on biosensor surfaces -- A kinetic study of analyte-receptor binding and dissociation for biosensor applications : a fractal analysis for cholera toxin and peptide-protein interactions / -- The temporal nature of the binding and dissociation rate coefficients and the affinity values for biosensor kinetics -- Fractal analysis of analyte-receptor binding and dissociation, and dissociation alone for biosensor applicati ...
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