Robert Alter, Ph.D. has spent most of his life committed to studying the Bible and the last two decades creating an entirely new translation of the Old Testament. Pete and Jared talk about some of the insights he has gained from seeing the Bible as a literary masterpiece.
Pithy, shareable, less-than-280-character statements you can share.
- “Almost every sentence in the Bible is itself an embodiment of sophisticated style.” – Robert Alter
Mentioned in this episode:
- Book: “The Art of Biblical Narrative” by Robert Alter
- Book: “The Art of Biblical Poetry” by Robert Alter
- Book: “The Art of Bible Translation” by Robert Alter
- Book: “The Hebrew Bible: A Translation With Commentary” by Robert Alter
- Book: “The Poetics of Biblical Narrative” by Meir Sternberg
- Book: “Reading Biblical Narrative” by J.P. Fokkelman