compiled by Natalie Blitt and Heather Tenzer

The Genesis List

Genesis is in. Eve, Sarah, Rebecca, Leah, and yes, even Lilith, are popping up in every new book. Everyone and her mother wants to reexamine the compelling story of Genesis. PBS has even launched a series of televised group discussions entitled “Genesis: A Living Conversation.” But’ these new hooks are not only appropriate for the solitary book reader. Biblical women make a provocative theme for Rosh Chodesh programs, both formal and informal, and for havurot and other adult-education venues. Take advantage of the current brouhaha over the Book of Genesis and its sister texts. To give you an idea of what’s out there, here is the LILITH Genesis book list, complete with books we love, and some, well, that would make your average book group discussion a bit rowdier. . .

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