Redeeming Relevance in the Book of Numbers: Explorations in Text & Meaning



By: Rabbi Francis Nataf
December 2014
Distributed by Coronet Books
ISBN: 9789655241549
144 Pages
$21.95 Hardcover


Continuing Rabbi Francis Nataf’s innovative analysis of the Bible’s five books, this volume focuses on some of the text’s most perplexing stories in the Book of Numbers. It weaves them into discussions about the individual and the community, religious leadership and its abuse, and about communication and disappointment. Taking a new look at Judaism’s most basic text, Rabbi Nataf reads the Bible in ways that make it more accessible and more exciting to study. The clarity of the insights in Redeeming Relevance in the Book of Numbers reveals new patterns in the biblical text.