This book comprises three successive chapters from Yehezkel Kaufman’s Golah ve-Nekhar which, though intrinsically related to the central topic of that work, constitute a distinct unit of its own. The basic difference between Judaism and Christianity is here defined as two forms of covenant being in conflict with each other.
The writings of Yehezkel Kaufman, late Professor of Bible at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, fall into three main categories:
Yehezkel Kaufmann was modern Israel’s foremost biblical scholar and has written extensively on Bible studies, socio-political problems of Zionism and the emerging State of Israel. He was the recipient of the Israel Prize in Jewish Studies.