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FREE READ The Hebrew Bible (3 Volumes) õ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB » A landmark event the complete Hebrew Bible in the award winning translation that delivers the stunning literary power of the originalA masterpiece of deep learning and fine sensibility Robert Alter’s translation of the Hebrew Bible now complete Ur culture Capturing its brilliantly compact poetry and finely wrought purposeful prose Alter renews the Old Testament as a source of literary power and spiritual inspiration From the family frictions of Genesis and King David’s flawed humanity to the serene wisdom of Psalms and Job’s. Wow What a monumental effort Not only do you get the Bible there is an extensive commentary at the bottom of each page Sometimes the commentary is than the actual text on the page Some of Alter's comments are humorous which adds some light relief as not all of the book is easy going Take a look at the start of 1 Chronicles if you want an example There are a few typo's in this version but I would imagine these will get resolved as further editions are produced This book is wholeheartedly recommended

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Incendiary uestioning of God’s ways these magnificent works of world literature resonate with a startling immediacy Featuring Alter’s generous commentary which uietly alerts readers to the literary and historical dimensions of the text this is the definitive edition of the Hebrew Bib. My indulgence using my book allowance for the next three months Of course I am not going to be reading this straight through I've read a lot of it in the books published over the years as Alter translated them However this is the complete set with about a third of the books being published first as part of this set A real treasure

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The Hebrew Bible 3 VolumesA landmark event the complete Hebrew Bible in the award winning translation that delivers the stunning literary power of the originalA masterpiece of deep learning and fine sensibility Robert Alter’s translation of the Hebrew Bible now complete reanimates one of the formative works of o. Wow I don't have enough superlatives to give to this collection Robert Alter has distilled his 50 years of scholarship into these volumes They are worth the price for the introduction alone in which his criticisms of modern translations are especially and exuisitely harsh He is clearly contemptuous of the modern tendency towards translation as an explanation of the text instead of simply allowing the text to exist as written ambiguity and allAnother benefit is the extensive footnotes that explain the text I was particularly taken by his translation of the book of Ruth where the footnotes make it clear that while Ruth's actions toward Boaz may seem suggestive there is no indication of any pre marital sexual relations between them This set is uite expensive but it is a fair price for the culmination of a life's work