Abraham's Curse: The Roots of Violence in Judaism, Christianity, and Islam

Abraham's Curse: The Roots of Violence in Judaism, Christianity, and Islam

Bruce Chilton


When they arrived on the position which God had indicated to him, Abraham built
an altar there, and organized the wooden. Then he sure his son and placed him on
the altar on most sensible of the wooden. Abraham stretched out his hand and took the
knife to kill his son . . .” —The publication of Genesis

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