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.

Show description

Read or Download The Book of the Twelve Prophets PDF

Similar jewish literature books

Download e-book for iPad: Jewish Literature Between the Bible and the Mishnah: A by George W. E. Nickelsburg

During this totally revised and improved version, Nickelsburg introduces the reader to the wide diversity of Jewish literature that isn't a part of both the Bible or the normal rabbinic works. This comprises specially the "Apocrypha" (such as "1 Maccabees"), the "Pseudepigrapha" (such as "1 Enoch"), the "Dead Sea Scrolls", the works of Josephus, and the works of Philo.

Read e-book online Mishpacha -- Family PDF

Mishpacha – relatives is the tale of 4 girls dwelling in the smooth kingdom of Israel. every one arrives from a unique background—the anti-semitisim of Communist Russia; the particular suburbs of Tel Aviv; the poverty of Yemen; the comforts of center category America—to stay in the confines of 1 domestic and one kin.

Russian Poet / Soviet Jew: The Legacy of Eduard BagritskII by Maxim D. Shrayer PDF

Russian Poet/Soviet Jew: The Legacy of Eduard Bagritskii is a ground-breaking paintings of biography and literary feedback. Maxim D. Shrayer explores the matter of Jewish identification within the early Soviet interval by way of reading the quick yet exceptional profession of Eduard Bagritskii (1895-1934), an incredible Russian-Jewish poet.

Download e-book for iPad: Cosmopolitanisms and the Jews (Social History, Popular by Cathy Gelbin,Sander Gilman

Cosmopolitanisms and the Jews provides considerably to modern scholarship on cosmopolitanism through making the event of Jews relevant to the dialogue, because it strains the evolution of Jewish cosmopolitanism during the last centuries. The booklet units out from an exploration of the character and cultural-political implications of the moving perceptions of Jewish mobility and fluidity round 1800, while smooth cosmopolitanist discourse arose.

Extra resources for The Book of the Twelve Prophets

Example text

Download PDF sample

The Book of the Twelve Prophets by David R. Slavitt

by Kevin

Rated 4.49 of 5 – based on 41 votes