text The face of water : a translator on beauty and meaning in the Bible

"In The Face of Water, Sarah Ruden brilliantly and elegantly explains and celebrates the Bible’s writings. Singling out the most famous passages, such as the Genesis creation story, the Ten Commandments, the Lord’s Prayer, and the Beatitudes, Rude... Read more
Preface: Opening the tome -- Introduction: Okay, the Bible--what about it? -- Part one. Impossibilities illustrated: the character of the languages and texts -- Legos, not rocks: grammar -- Magic words: vocabulary -- You mean the Bible has style? ... Read more
xxxviii, 232 pages ; 25 cm.
Pantheon Books 2017

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KCL 220.5 RUDEN in Adult Collection Available

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