Great Figures of the Bible: Abraham and the Binding of Isaac (1999)

Genres - Language & Literature, Spirituality & Philosophy  |   Sub-Genres - Biography, Religions & Belief Systems  |   Run Time - 60 min.  |  
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Elie Wiesel is a Holocaust survivor, professor at Boston University, and a Nobel Laureate who's written over 40 books. He brings his unique talents and understanding of the world to this series based on important stories found in the Old Testament of the Bible. This particular volume examines the Book of Genesis story in which God asks Abraham to sacrifice his only son, Isaac. Wiesel explores the lessons God wants people to learn about the importance of patience and trust in God. This six-part series features artwork from 50 of the world's most impressive museums.

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art, Bible, father, hero, legend [fable], museum, re-enactment, son, story