Tag Archives: The Akedah

The Inheritance of Abraham

Rabbi Steven I. Rein
September 8, 2011

From the time of the New Testament and onward the Akedah became a battleground for answering the question ‘Who inherits the legacy of Abraham?’ The New Testament and Church Fathers were relentless in their reading of the binding of Isaac as a prefiguration of the crucifixion and resurrection of Jesus. You can probably guess that More »