Notes on Abraham

By Paul Goodman

Response, 1970

The playwright provides commentary on his "Abraham Plays" and notes the irony of the idea of Abraham as the platonic Father when his first attempt at fatherhood, of the child Ishmael, was such a spectacular failure.

Topic: Islam, Jewish Text, Family, Interfaith Relations

Name of Publication: Response: A Contemporary Jewish Review

Editor: Novak, Bill

Volume/Issue: Vol.4/No.1-2

Page Number(s): 61

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Genre: Article

Coverage: Israel

Language: English

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Goodman, Paul. Notes on Abraham. Response: A Contemporary Jewish Review. Response. 1970: 61. http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=14453


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