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Book Review | The Hebrew Bible: A Translation with Commentary, 3 vols. by Robert Alter

23:06 19 December in 2018 November-December, Arts & Culture, Featured
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The Hebrew Bible: A Translation with Commentary, 3 vols. by Robert Alter W. W. Norton 2018, 3500 pp, $125 [divider] When I first learned that Robert Alter had completed the task of singlehandedly translating the entire Bible, a project he commenced around 1995, my mind went to Lawrence of Arabia....