New translation of the Old Testament completed

  |  Source: NPR

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During NPR’s Morning Edition on Jan. 14, host Rachel Martin interviewed Robert Alter about his newly released translation of the Hebrew Bible, a 24-year labor of love. Alter approaches the Hebrew Bible as a literary work of art and sought to translate it in a way to restore its artistry. Click here to listen to the interview or to read a transcript on NPR.org.


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