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In this part of the website Dr. Tonstad will from time to time contribute some additional insights and share thoughts on a variety of subjects addressed in his book. We will also invite others to write an article for all to see. If you are interested in being a blog contributor please feel free to submit your request and proposed article using the Feedback tab.

May 23, 2016

One of my colleagues turned straight to chapter 9 in the book, the story of Abraham's sacrifice of Isaac, known in Jewish theology as the Akedah ('the binding of Isaac'). Where is the 'sense' in this chapter, a father asked to sacrifice 'your son, your only son, whom y...

April 12, 2016

This fifth century mosaic from Ravenna pictures the encounter between God and Abraham in Genesis 18. In this conversation, it is evident that God and Abraham can discuss and even argue meaningfully about justice. Abraham expects an explanation, but God seems eager to e...

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