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Genesis According to Michelangelo and other writings

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Genesis According to Michelangelo collects the best of Dr. Aaron Lichtenstein’s writings on the Bible, Jewish philosophy, poetry, pedagogy, the Noahide code, the ancient Near East, and a variety of other topics. In this volume, Dr. Lichtenstein addresses questions including:

  • How can the Sistine Chapel be understood as an instance of biblical interpretation?
  • What did rabbinic metaphysics consist of?
  • Did the French Revolution have biblical origins?
  • How can comparing the Cyrus Cylinder to the Bible help us understand the book of Isaiah?
  • What can we do to better understand the book of Job?
  • What is it like to live as a righteous gentile practicing the seven Noahide laws?
  • Is the Haggadah an exercise in interpretation or pedagogy?

About Dr. Aaron Lichtenstein

Aaron Lichtenstein teaches at the City University of New York, and has taught at New York University, Yeshiva University, University of Denver, Jews’ College (London), and Yeshiva Hechal HaTorah. He is the author of The Seven Laws of Noah, The Book of Psalms in Plain English, and Reading the Sacred Text: What the Torah Tells Us, and was also staff editor of the Encyclopedia Judaica. He lives in Brooklyn, New York.
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