Which Abrahamic tradition? Jon Levenson’s Inheriting AbrahamGood stuff.
Abrahamic religions. We’ve all heard the phrase and many of us use it. It implies a touchpoint between three of the world’s “great” religions — a common ancestor that supposedly binds together 3.5 billion Jews, Christians, and Muslims the world over. Except that, as Jon D. Levenson explains in Inheriting Abraham: The Legacy of the Patriarch in Judaism, Christianity, and Islam, these traditions view the patriarch in very different ways.
Tuesday, March 12, 2013
Interview with Jon D. Levenson
MARGINALIA: Jon D. Levenson Talks to Charles Halton about Abrahamic Religions.