Download PDF by David R. Slavitt: The Book of the Twelve Prophets

By David R. Slavitt

ISBN-10: 0195132149

ISBN-13: 9780195132144

this can be a glittering new translation of the element of the Hebrew Bible often called the publication of the Twelve Prophets, or the Twelve "Minor" Prophets. within the Bible, the books of the prophets are prepared in tough order of size. the current workforce of writings hence looks after the so-called "major" prophets (Isaiah, Jeremiah, and Ezekiel), and contains the a lot shorter texts of Hosea, Joel, Amos, Obadiah, Jonah, Micah, Nahum, Habbakuk, Zephaniah, Haggai, Zechariah, and Malachi. on the time while all biblical books have been written on scrolls, those twelve short prophetic texts have been typically written on a unmarried scroll, and so got here to be thought of a unmarried ebook. "Minor" with recognize to size basically, they're from the literary perspective the most attention-grabbing texts within the Bible--passionate, visionary, and written with real literary sophistication. David Slavitt's great smooth translation breathes clean lifestyles into those robust historic texts.

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