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|Named Person:||Isaac, (Biblical patriarch)|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Emily K Arndt
|Notes:||"Forewords by Yvonne Sherwood and Jean Porter"--Cover.
Originally presented as the author's thesis--University of Notre Dame.
|Description:||xvi, 197 pages ; 23 cm|
|Contents:||The Hebrew Bible as a (re)source for Christian ethics : contemporary challenges and approaches --
Critical distance : the Akedah in the writings of Ronald Green --
Religious and ethical preconceptions : the Akedah in the writings of Philip Quinn and Timothy Jackson --
Renewing acquaintance : reading the Akedah (again) with Kierkegaard, Philip the Chancellor, and the rabbis of Genesis Rabbah --
Demands of the text, demands of the other: why (and how) the Akedah matters for Christian ethics.
The sadly posthumous appearance of Christian ethicist Emily Arndt's Demanding Our Attention marks a brave attempt, and one rare among professional ethicists, to cross over from her own discipline to