Jon D. Levenson on the Akedah / Sacrifice of Isaac

Biblical Studies Online

Professor Jon D. Levenson (Harvard Divinity School) delivered three talks on the Akedah, or sacrifice of Isaac, in Genesis 22, as part of the Orange County Community Scholars Program (OCCSP).

The talks are available in m4a audio format:

Midrash: What Bothered the Rabbis In Genesis 22 (July 8, 2008)

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The Afterlife of the Story In Judaism (With A Glance At Christianity & Islam, Too) (July 9, 2008)

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The Artistry of Genesis 22 (July 11, 2008)

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1945/09/06 4 children, married since 1968, businessman, speciality in systems design, singer, Sunday school teacher since 2007 - Hebrew, Greek, Aramaic, Latin - 5 minutes a week ages 5 to 14. Author, Seeing the Psalter 2013.
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