ePUB Robert Alter Ö בְּרֵאשִׁית eBook ´ Ö

בְּרֵאשִׁית book בְּרֵאשִׁית MOBIC the covenant of God and Abraham Isaac's blessing of Jacob in place of Esau the saga of Joseph and his brothersIn Robert Alter's brilliant translation these stories cohere in a powerful narrative of the tortuous relations between fathers and sons husbands and wives eldest and younger brothers God and his chosen people the people of Isra.

ePUB Robert Alter Ö בְּרֵאשִׁית eBook ´ Ö

✷ [BOOKS] ✫ בְּרֵאשִׁית By Robert Alter ❁ – 3sant.co Genesis begins with the making of heaven and earth and all life and ends with the image of a mummy—Joseph's—in a coffin In between come many of the primal stories in Western culture Adam and Eve'sGenesis begins with the making of heaven and earth and all life and ends with the image of a mummy—Joseph's—in a coffin In between come many of the primal stories in Western culture Adam and Eve's expulsion from the garden of Eden Cain's murder of Abel Noah and the Flood the destruction of Sodom and Gomorrah Abraham's binding of Isaa.

C the covenant of God and Abraham Isaac's blessing of Jacob in place of Esau the saga of Joseph and his brothersIn Robert Alter's brilliant translation these stories cohere in a powerful narrative of the tortuous relations between fathers and sons husbands and wives eldest and younger brothers God and his chosen people the people of Isra.

ePUB Robert Alter Ö בְּרֵאשִׁית eBook ´ Ö

ePUB Robert Alter Ö בְּרֵאשִׁית eBook ´ Ö Robert Bernard Alter b 1935 was awarded the Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Lifetime Achievement and the PEN Center Literary Award for Translation He is the Class of 1937 Professor of Hebrew and Comparative Literature at the University of California Berkeley and has published many acclaimed works on the Bible literary modernism and contemporary Hebrew literature

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  1. Jackson Cyril Jackson Cyril says:

    ePUB Robert Alter Ö בְּרֵאשִׁית eBook ´ Ö בְּרֵאשִׁית book, בְּרֵאשִׁית MOBIReading Alter's prose translations helps one understand what Erich Auerbach meant when he claimed that the Hebrew Bible was fraught with background Mimesis The awesome grandeur of the KJV's God who declares I shall uestion thee and answer thou me Job is here gone and what we have instead is a rather capricious desert tyrant ruling over an unruly and exceptionally malicious people A


  2. Michael Canoeist Michael Canoeist says:

    ePUB Robert Alter Ö בְּרֵאשִׁית eBook ´ Ö בְּרֵאשִׁית book, בְּרֵאשִׁית MOBIAlthough I am using this edition to write the review I would strongly recommend reading a modern translation not the beautiful but ornate antiuated King Jam


  3. Dalia Pimentel Dalia Pimentel says:

    ePUB Robert Alter Ö בְּרֵאשִׁית eBook ´ Ö בְּרֵאשִׁית book, בְּרֵאשִׁית MOBI35 stars it was kind of weird at some parts but not bad for most of it


  4. Nicole Schrag Nicole Schrag says:

    ePUB Robert Alter Ö בְּרֵאשִׁית eBook ´ Ö בְּרֵאשִׁית book, בְּרֵאשִׁית MOBII'm stoked to read the rest of Alter's translation of commentary on the Hebrew Bible I read this volume in two days and if you're interested in it I'd recommend reading it in as compressed an amount of time as possible I think an immersive approach along with Alter's helpful footnotes heightened my sense of the literary craft displayed in Genesis I learned so muchI don't know how this will teach yet but given how self directed I'm hoping to make the Bible as Lit course I'm really pleased with the work the footnotes do in very briefly introducing scholarly conversations that students can explore if they want to especially irt other ancient Near East narratives and conventions and a tiny bit of archaeology Highlights include how Alter emphasizes the inventive deployment of keywords throughout the book glosses the distinctions and euivalences drawn between Jacob and Esau I will never b


  5. T Fool T Fool says:

    ePUB Robert Alter Ö בְּרֵאשִׁית eBook ´ Ö בְּרֵאשִׁית book, בְּרֵאשִׁית MOBIAlter is perhaps the model scholar He knows his subject utterly antiuity language literature Judaism The go to guy He examines Genesis from a literary perspective in his footnotes which background cultural and historical matters and go into the linguistic nuances that time to time must be aired The translation he renders distinguishes poetic text from prose He explains occasional footnotes provide a bit about the workings of Hebrew syntax and poetics as he formulates an English easy for us to understand without losing the vibrations of the King James versionWhen text becomes sacred we bow down Alter allows you to remain there as you may wish and think right but he doesn't sacrifice your intelligence actually to understand what's being said Aft


  6. Marguerite Marguerite says:

    ePUB Robert Alter Ö בְּרֵאשִׁית eBook ´ Ö בְּרֵאשִׁית book, בְּרֵאשִׁית MOBIThanks daughter dearest for introducing me to this translation of Genesis a fresh and literary approach It's musical poetic earthy embodied and free of much of the baggage that accompanies other translations My copy is heavily und


  7. Kinga Kinga says:

    ePUB Robert Alter Ö בְּרֵאשִׁית eBook ´ Ö בְּרֵאשִׁית book, בְּרֵאשִׁית MOBIDisclaimer I can't remember ever actually reading another translation of Genesis in whole so this is my first real experience with it Firstly reading through the introduction is an adventure and almost a necessity when reading this book Alter gives a huge amount of insight in


  8. F.C. F.C. says:

    ePUB Robert Alter Ö בְּרֵאשִׁית eBook ´ Ö בְּרֵאשִׁית book, בְּרֵאשִׁית MOBIWonderful translation and commentary Felt as if I was sitting at the feet of the biblical author around a massive fire listening to the ancient histories with clarifying anecdotes added in I was moved to tears a few times Looking forward to reading Alter’s translation and commentary of the entire Hebrew Bible


  9. meera meera says:

    ePUB Robert Alter Ö בְּרֵאשִׁית eBook ´ Ö בְּרֵאשִׁית book, בְּרֵאשִׁית MOBIactually a uick enjoyable and exciting read Lots of scams and family dynamics Reminds me of Caroline Calloway’s instagram Ugh this will be unbearable for me to look back on later in life But what am i supposed to say in a goodreads review of Genesis I mean it is what it is Fwiw i liked it


  10. Julia Julia says:

    ePUB Robert Alter Ö בְּרֵאשִׁית eBook ´ Ö בְּרֵאשִׁית book, בְּרֵאשִׁית MOBIi talk about the absurdity of star ratings all the time but star ratings for religious texts is the most absurd ridiculous i should probably rate for the translationcommentaryetc in which case i really would give five stars because robert alter is So Good like So Good i don't know


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