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Scholars agree that the first strand in Genesis, Exodus, and Numbers was written by an author whom they call J, who lived in the tenth century before Christ.

In The Book of J, accompanying David Rosenberg's startling new translation, America's greatest literary critic, Harold Bloom, asserts that J was a writer of the stature of Homer, Shakespeare, and Tolstoy and puts forth the revolutionary idea that J was very likely a woman.

J was a genius with unmatched powers of irony and characterization, as shown in her unforgettable and very human portraits of Abram and Sarai, Rebecca, Jacob and Rachel, Joseph, Tamar, and Moses — and, above all, God, or Yahweh. The Book of F reclaims the Bible's first and greatest author and presents us with the full grandeur of her creation.

Synopsis:

Translates and interprets the portions of the Pentateuch which derive from an ancient work known as the "J" document, the earliest known version of the Pentateuch.

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ISBN:
9780679736240
Translator:
Rosenberg, David
Translator:
Rosenberg, David
Author:
Bloom, Harold
Publisher:
Vintage Books USA
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Bible - Study - General
Subject:
Bible - Study - Old Testament
Subject:
Bible
Subject:
Bible - Stories - Old Testament
Subject:
Bible - Criticism Interpretation - Old Testament
Subject:
J document (biblical criticism)
Subject:
J document
Copyright:
Edition Description:
1st Vintage Books ed.
Series Volume:
970
Publication Date:
November 1991
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English.
Pages:
352
Dimensions:
8.02x5.20x.77 in. .67 lbs.

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