The Bible's Top 50 Ideas: Essential Concepts Everyone Should Know
The author's theory is that if one knows 50 verses of the 5000 in the Torah (1%!), the reader will begin to grasp the essence of the Bible This is a revolutionary approach. Finally, a book about the Bible that is accessible, which focuses on its great moral principles, and not about passages which relate long genealogies, and complicated priestly rituals at the altar.
“What Rabbi Elkins does in this one volume window in the heart of the world’s greatest Book is truly amazing. His discussions are engaging, inspiring, comprehensive and scholarly. I have found his book to be exceptionally accurate, thorough and comprehensive. This is a veritable treasure. I cannot praise this wonderful book enough.”
Prof. Shalom Paul, Chair, Department of Bible, Hebrew U. of Jerusalem. *
“Dov Peretz Elkins continues to educate and inspire us all. His unique talents and knowledge allow him to present the most important values and concepts found in the Bible to a wide audience of persons in a characteristically intelligent and accessible manner. This book is a jewel.” Rabbi David Ellenson,
Editor/Author: Dov Peretz Elkins with Abigail Treu