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Creation and the Persistence of Evil: The Jewish Drama of Divine Omnipotence

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This paperback edition brings to a wide audience one of the most innovative and meaningful models of God for this post-Auschwitz era. In a thought-provoking return to the original Hebrew conception of God, which questions accepted conceptions of divine omnipotence, Jon Levenson defines God's authorship of the world as a consequence of his victory in his struggle with evil. He traces a flexible conception of God to the earliest Hebrew sources, arguing, for example, that Genesis 1 does not describe the banishment of evil but ...

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Creation and the Persistence of Evil: The Jewish Drama of Divine Omnipotence
1994, Princeton University Press, Princeton

ISBN-13: 9780691029504

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Creation and the Persistence of Evil: The Jewish Drama of Divine Omnipotence
1988, HarperCollins Publishers, San Francisco, CA

ISBN-13: 9780062548450

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