This specific ISBN edition is currently not available.View all copies of this ISBN edition:
Bible Legends explores the rich crop of legends that occur in the Old Testament, many of which are the key to the richest literary and artistic traditions of the western world. Real people emerge from these familiar (and not so familiar) stories: Adam's ascent into Heaven in a chariot; Abraham's trial by fire; Jonah's adventure in the whale; Solomon as a beggar; the wooing of Rebekah; the life of Moses; David and Goliath; Cain and Abel. In this fascinating book, Louis Ginzberg presents the Bible's spiritual values in new colours and dimensions. This is storytelling with a grain of salt and a lot of wit. These tales sprang from the ancient oral tradition and changed the daily thoughts and deeds of a hundred generations; here, their power and truth is examined
"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.
Louis Ginzberg (1893-1953) is acknowledged as the world's outstanding scholar in the field of Talmudic learning. His seven-volume Legends of the Jews, from which these legends were selected, has been recognised as one of the most distinguished works of scholarship ever published on the subject.
"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.
Book Description Robson Books Ltd. PAPERBACK. Condition: New. 1861054734 New Condition. Seller Inventory # NEW99.1826419
Book Description Robson Books Ltd, 2001. Paperback. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P111861054734
Book Description Chrysalis Books, 2001. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M1861054734
Book Description Condition: New. New. Seller Inventory # STR-1861054734
Book Description Robson Books Ltd, 2001. Paperback. Condition: New. Seller Inventory # DADAX1861054734