Usurper in Triplicate
Who is the book about? Who are the main characters in this story? What is the central theme of the narrative?
These are the questions that we ask ourselves when we read any work of literature. It is important for us to distinguish between the fundamental and the peripheral, between the center-stage and the back-drop.
There is no reason that we should treat the Jewish Bible with less consideration than we would treat any other written work.
So who is the Jewish Bible about? Who are the main characters of this story? What is the central theme of the Bible narrative?
The Jewish Bible is about God and the people of Israel. God and the nation of Israel are the central characters in the book. The central theme of the Jewish Bible is the ongoing relationship between God and the Jewish people. God’s law stands at the…
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