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Retelling Genesis

32 pages14 minutes


Murder, deceit, and treachery are just some of the themes present in these 13 stories from the first book of the Hebrew Bible. Retold from the perspective of oft overlooked secondary characters—including Eve, Cain, Esau, and Noah’s wife—these stories only refer to events that appear in Biblical text. In the classic Talmudic tradition of searching for truth by weighing all sides, author Barry Louis Polisar allows these interweaving stories to unfold, revealing tales of true spirituality.

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