Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required.
To get the free app, enter your email address or mobile phone number.
Richard Elliott Friedman is professor of Hebrew and Comparative Literature and holds the Katzin Chair at the University of California, San Diego. One of the premier biblical scholars in the country, he received his doctorate at Harvard and was a visiting fellow at Oxford and Cambridge. Author of The Hidden Face of God, The Hidden Book in the Bible, Commentary on the Torah, The Exile and Biblical Narrative, and the bestselling Who Wrote the Bible?, Friedman is also the president of the Biblical Colloquium West. A consultant to universities, journals, encyclopedias, and publishers, he is also the editor of four books on biblical studies and has authored over fifty articles, reviews, and notes in scholarly and popular publications.
This is a story about God. As we read through Scripture we see God beginning to distance Himself from man—again, not in the sense of His readiness to intervene (answer prayer) but... Read morePublished 21 months ago by J. King
Arrived promptly in excellent condition. Very provocative ideas on how God does or no longer does interact in earthly activities. Read morePublished on November 17, 2013 by CM Morgan
Unpacked the Bible in a way that is reader friendly, yet still profound. I'm recommending this to everyone I know, this book is a MUST read for anyone interested in Biblical... Read morePublished on October 15, 2013 by Affiong Inyang
Part one of this book is spot on with Friedman, he presents a good argument for the disappearance of God, something that I did pick up before reading the book, but not in the way... Read morePublished on October 12, 2008 by Paul J. Evans
In this absorbing work, Freedman investigates 3 mysteries concerning the presence/absence of God. The first part deals with the gradual disappearance of the visible presence of God... Read morePublished on February 11, 2008 by Peter Uys
A thought-provoking analysis of the relationship between humans and the divine. If the Bible interests you, if philosophy interests you, if mankind's relationship with God... Read morePublished on February 3, 2007 by Jesse Stirling
I sure didn't realize that YHWH was disappearing as the OT progresses until Friedman pointed it out, and then I slapped my head and wondered why I never noticed it. Read morePublished on May 18, 2005 by Jeffrey Copeland
I've always seen the connection between science and God. I've always called God the Great Scientist as well as the best artist. Read morePublished on November 4, 2004 by M. Bizzell
If all politics is local then all religion may well be biographical. This putative maxim is very much on display in this interesing intriguing work in which Richard Friedman... Read morePublished on June 17, 2004 by J. Buford