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The Art of Biblical Narrative

The Art of Biblical Narrative

Since it was first published nearly three decades ago, The Art of Biblical Narrative has radically expanded the horizons of biblical scholarship by recasting the Bible as a work of literary art deserving studied criticism. Renowned critic and translator Robert Alter presents the Hebrew Bible as a cohesive literary work, one whose many authors used innovative devices such as parallelism, contrastive dialogue, and narrative tempo to tell one of the most revolutionary stories of human history: the revelation of a single god.
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Genre: Mind, Body, Spirit / Religion / Biblical Criticism & Interpretation / Old Testament

On Sale: April 26th 2011

Price: $11.99 / $14.99 (CDN)

Page Count: 272

ISBN-13: 9780465025558

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