Review: Understanding Genesis

Nahum M. Sarna,¬†Understanding Genesis: The Heritage of Biblical Israel, Schoken Books (New York), 1966. I first heard about the Jewish scholar, Nahum Sarna, on our trip to Israel last year. Our guide, Ray Vander Laan, referenced his work repeatedly and recommended that we read his books. After receiving Understanding Genesis¬†(as well as¬†Exploring Exodus) for Christmas,…