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By Peter Heinegg

“Abrahamic faith” has lengthy been a buzzword in ecumenical discourse. it's the suggestion that Judaism, Christianity, and Islam, regardless of their profound modifications, are united of their reverence for Abraham—not simply because the progenitor of Israel, yet as a common father within the religion. Abraham’s Ashes offers a forceful critique of the biblical and Qur’anic perspectives of Abraham, exhibiting how on the middle of all prophetic religions lies an untenable fable of suprarational magical pondering “revelation.” This fable contains communiqués to a privileged male from a mysterious patriarchal God who calls for, and in relation to Jesus, really gets the tribute of human sacrifice. This merciless tale proves to be an apt advent to the unusual, contradictory, and oppressive myth referred to as monotheism.

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