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Five Biblical Portraits

Five Biblical Portraits

by Elie Wiesel
Five Biblical Portraits

Five Biblical Portraits

by Elie Wiesel


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Five Biblical Portraits is a sequel to Elie Weisel's Messengers of God; in this work Elie Wiesel illuminates Joshua, Saul, Elijah, Jeremiah, and Jonah through sensitive readings of the scriptures as well as the Talmudic and Hasidic sources. As a sequel to his book, Messengers of God, this work brings ancient religious figures to literary life and emphasizes the personal struggles within the awesome missions of these men.

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ISBN-13: 9780268009571
Publisher: University of Notre Dame Press
Publication date: 11/30/1981
Edition description: 1
Pages: 166
Product dimensions: 5.00(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.44(d)

About the Author

Elie Wiesel (1928–2016) was Andrew W. Mellon Professor in the Humanities at Boston University. He is the author of more than forty books, several of which have won international awards. His work on behalf of human rights and world peace has earned Wiesel the Nobel Peace Prize (1986), the Presidential Medal of Freedom, and the United States Congressional Gold Medal, among many other honors.


New York, New York

Date of Birth:

September 30, 1928

Place of Birth:

Sighet, Romania


La Sorbonne

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