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The Binding

Author : Bridget Collins
ISBN : 9780008272135
Genre : Fiction
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The most captivating novel of 2019 ‘Utterly brilliant’ Joanna Cannon ‘Truly spellbinding’ Guardian ‘Pure magic’ Erin Kelly ‘A real treat’ The Times ‘Gorgeous' Stella Duffy ‘Astounding’ Anna Mazzola
Category: Fiction

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

Author : Jenny Alexander
ISBN : 9781472908735
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

Unbinding The Binding Of Isaac

Author : Mishael M. 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 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.
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The Binding

Author : Nicholas Wolff
ISBN : 9781501102714
Genre : Fiction
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When a rare mental disorder begins to consume his small-town neighbors, a young psychiatrist digs up the past for clues to the epidemic’s bone-chilling source in this brilliant supernatural horror debut, written in the bestselling tradition of Peter Straub. Convinced that evil spirits have overtaken his daughter, a desperate father introduces her to Nat Thayer, a young psychiatrist in their sleepy blue-blooded Massachusetts college town. Thayer quickly diagnoses the girl with Cotard Delusion, an obscure condition sometimes described as “walking corpse syndrome.” But Thayer soon realizes his patient—and many of the local families—are actually being targeted by a malignant force resurrected from the town's wicked history. Thayer must discover the source of the spreading plague…before there is no one left to save.
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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.
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The Binding Tie

Author : Kristina Göransson
ISBN : 9780824832599
Genre : History
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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." --Book Jacket.
Category: History