Alter on writing The Art of Biblical Narrative

Robert Alterisa scholar and translator whose rendition of the Pentateuch into English we read in the first-year Core humanists as The Five Books of Moses. Earlier this year, in January, Alter was invited to deliver a lecture to students in Brigham Young University’s program in Ancient Near Eastern Studies. In his talk, he discusses The Art of Biblical Narrative, his book-length appreciation of the craft and composition of one of the world’s most widely-read texts:

Core students interested in taking a look at The Art of Biblical Narrative can contact the Core office staff to request to borrow the book from the Core library, or to request online access to our digital copy. You may also be interested in his more recent work, The Art of Bible Translation.

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