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A Literary Bible: An Original Translation

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A Jewish sage once said of the original Bible, "Turn it and turn it, for everything is in it." David Rosenberg has done just this and thus created A Literary Bible, a breathtaking translation that sets a new standard for reading and interpreting the Hebrew Scriptures.

Until the present moment, translators have presented a homogeneous Bible in uniform style — even as the var
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Hardcover, 576 pages
Published October 20th 2009 by Counterpoint (first published 2009)
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Kajah
This gave me a different perspective on what the texts of the bible might have been intended to be. I can't judge how "accurate" it is but the author'a explanations of the Hebrew literary style of the time was pretty compelling. Now I only I could remember where I put it...
Carol
Jan 17, 2010 Carol rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: all those who care about the Bible
Recommended to Carol by: NY Times book review

This book opened up the text is very exciting ways. No matter how often I have read the Bible this was new and refreshing especially Rosenberg's take on Psalm 19.
I have recommended this book to many.
Meg
Dec 26, 2010 Meg marked it as to-read-fiction  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: lit, owned
One of my favorite Christmas presents! Going to start tonight :)
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