Genesis: The Beginning of Desire, Paperback / softback Book

Genesis: The Beginning of Desire Paperback / softback


An intellectually stimulating and personally uplifting exploration of Genesis.

Genesis: the Beginning of Desire breathes new life into the stories of Adam and Eve, Noah, Abraham and Sarah, Isaac, Jacob and Esau, Rachel, and Joseph.

Zornberg brings biblical, midrashic, and literary sources together, weaving them into a seamless tapestry and illuminating the tensions that grip human beings as they search for and encounter God.


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 478 pages
  • Publisher: Jewish Publication Society
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  • ISBN: 9780827609150

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