By Ora Horn Prouser

A clean examine Biblical characters in the course of the lens of disability.

Ora Horn Prouser exhibits how the indications of ADHD, melancholy, psychological retardation, speech impediments, talented studying, and actual disabilities look within the Bible, and indicates how the Bible teaches us how you can reply with attractiveness and compassion. a countrywide Jewish publication Awards finalist.

"Few books make one a considerably extra delicate reader of the Bible. Few books at the Bible make one a extra delicate individual. Ora Horn Prouser's publication does either, with the perception and charm of a pupil, a instructor, and a father or mother. Prouser's interpretations of Biblical tales and characters draw on what pros have discovered approximately detailed wishes and demanding situations and supply new and humanizing views on ordinarily time-honored Biblical tales. Readers could be moved by means of the booklet and moved as they by no means have been earlier than through the Bible. they'll by no means learn the Bible-or whatever else-the similar method back. The publication is key interpreting for educators, mom and dad, and scholars of Bible. -Edward L. Greenstein, director of the Institute for Jewish Biblical Interpretation of Bar-Ilan collage

"There is limitless knowledge and abiding compassion within the Bible while approached with a sensible center. Ora Horn Prouser is that sage­-resilient, loving, brave. She opens our eyes to the specific wishes figures of outdated whom we come to understand and love within the Bible, aiding us to include and to work out with clearer imaginative and prescient the specified wishes teenagers and adults who deserve our admire and our awareness today."
- Bradley Shavit Artson, writer, the standard Torah

"A well-researched, respectful, clean standpoint on disabilities in Biblical narratives." - Judith Z. Abrams, writer, Judaism and incapacity: Portrayals in ­Ancient Texts from the Tanach in the course of the Bavli

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