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[Reading] ➸ בְּרֵאשִׁית Author Robert Alter – Anniecroona.co Genesis begins with the making of heaven and earth and all life and ends with the image of a mummy—Joseph's—in a coffin In between come many of the primal stories in Western culture Adam and Eve'sGenesis begins with the making of heaven and earth and all life and ends with the image of a mummy—Joseph's—in a coffin In between come many of the primal stories in Western culture Adam and Eve's expulsion from the garden of Eden Cain's murder of Abel Noah and the Flood the destruction of Sodom and Gomorrah Abraham's binding of Isaa.

C the covenant of God and Abraham Isaac's blessing of Jacob in place of Esau the saga of Joseph and his brothersIn Robert Alter's brilliant translation these stories cohere in a powerful narrative of the tortuous relations between fathers and sons husbands and wives eldest and younger brothers God and his chosen people the people of Isra.

בְּרֵאשִׁית kindle בְּרֵאשִׁית MOBIC the covenant of God and Abraham Isaac's blessing of Jacob in place of Esau the saga of Joseph and his brothersIn Robert Alter's brilliant translation these stories cohere in a powerful narrative of the tortuous relations between fathers and sons husbands and wives eldest and younger brothers God and his chosen people the people of Isra.

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PDF בְּרֵאשִׁית PDF ò ´ anniecroona.co Robert Bernard Alter b 1935 was awarded the Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Lifetime Achievement and the PEN Center Literary Award for Translation He is the Class of 1937 Professor of Hebrew and Comparative Literature at the University of California Berkeley and has published many acclaimed works on the Bible literary modernism and contemporary Hebrew literature

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  1. Jackson Cyril Jackson Cyril says:

    PDF בְּרֵאשִׁית PDF ò ´ anniecroona.co בְּרֵאשִׁית kindle, בְּרֵאשִׁית MOBIReading Alter's prose translations helps one understand what Erich Auerbach meant when he claimed that the Hebrew Bible was fraught with background Mimesis The awesome grandeur of the KJV's God who declares I shall uestion thee and answer thou me Job is here gone and what we have instead is a rather capricious desert tyrant ruling over an unruly and exceptionally malicious people And the prose I have read few passages as strikingly fresh as the opening chapter of Genesis with its repeated use of the word and Hebrew waw which leaves the reader utterly fatigued at the conclusion of the first 6 days no wonder YHWH had to take


  2. Michael Canoeist Michael Canoeist says:

    PDF בְּרֵאשִׁית PDF ò ´ anniecroona.co בְּרֵאשִׁית kindle, בְּרֵאשִׁית MOBIAlthough I am using this edition to write the review I would strongly recommend reading a modern translation not the beautiful but ornate antiuated King James text The best modern translation that I could find is the New International Version of the Bible So why focus only on the book of Genesis? Because it holds such a high percentage of the well known Biblical stories; because it is the beginning and sets up so much of the rest of the Judeo Christian tradition; and because it


  3. Dalia Pimentel Dalia Pimentel says:

    PDF בְּרֵאשִׁית PDF ò ´ anniecroona.co בְּרֵאשִׁית kindle, בְּרֵאשִׁית MOBI35 stars it was kind of weird at some parts but not bad for most of it


  4. Nicole Schrag Nicole Schrag says:

    PDF בְּרֵאשִׁית PDF ò ´ anniecroona.co בְּרֵאשִׁית kindle, בְּרֵאשִׁית MOBII'm stoked to read the rest of Alter's translation of commentary on the Hebrew Bible I read this volume in two days and if you're interested in it I'd recommend reading it i


  5. T Fool T Fool says:

    PDF בְּרֵאשִׁית PDF ò ´ anniecroona.co בְּרֵאשִׁית kindle, בְּרֵאשִׁית MOBIAlter is perhaps the model scholar He knows his subject utterly antiuity language literature Judaism The go to guy He examines Genesis from a literary perspective in his footnotes which background cultural and historical m


  6. Marguerite Marguerite says:

    PDF בְּרֵאשִׁית PDF ò ´ anniecroona.co בְּרֵאשִׁית kindle, בְּרֵאשִׁית MOBIThanks daughter dearest for introducing me to this translation of Genesis a fresh and literary approach It's musical poetic earthy embodied and free of much of the baggage that accompanies other translations My copy is heavily underlined with as many marks in the footnotes as the text I recommend it to anyone in pursuit of the living wo


  7. Kinga Kinga says:

    PDF בְּרֵאשִׁית PDF ò ´ anniecroona.co בְּרֵאשִׁית kindle, בְּרֵאשִׁית MOBIDisclaimer I can't remember ever actually reading another translation of Genesis in whole so this is my first real experience with it Firstly reading through the introduction is an adventure and almost a necessity when reading this book Alter gives a huge amount of insight into the world of translating religious texts There he gives an explanation as to why his translation is unlike most


  8. F.C. F.C. says:

    PDF בְּרֵאשִׁית PDF ò ´ anniecroona.co בְּרֵאשִׁית kindle, בְּרֵאשִׁית MOBIWonderful translation and commentary Felt as if I was sitting at the feet of the biblical author around a massive fire listening to the ancient histories with clarifying anecdotes added in I was mov


  9. meera meera says:

    PDF בְּרֵאשִׁית PDF ò ´ anniecroona.co בְּרֵאשִׁית kindle, בְּרֵאשִׁית MOBIactually a uick enjoyable and exciting read Lots of scams and family dynamics Reminds me of Caroline Calloway’s instagram Ugh this will be unbearable for me to look back on later in life But what am i supposed to say in a goodreads review of Genesis I mean it is what it is Fwiw i liked it


  10. Julia Julia says:

    PDF בְּרֵאשִׁית PDF ò ´ anniecroona.co בְּרֵאשִׁית kindle, בְּרֵאשִׁית MOBIi talk about the absurdity of star ratings all the time but star ratings for religious texts is the most absurd ridiculous i should probably rate for the translationcommentaryetc in which case i really would give five stars because robert alter is So Good like So Good i don't know how to explain the translation is excellent and actually feels true to what the hebrew probably reads lik


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