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'The Grammar of God:"

Postby E-lad » Sun Feb 21, 2016 11:55 am

The Grammar of God: A Journey Into the Words and Worlds of the Bible is a new book written by Aviya Kushner.

Kushner grew up in a Hebrew-speaking, scholarly household in which the Bible—read in the original Hebrew—was often the center of conversation and debate.

She didn’t read the Bible in translation until her second year at the Iowa Writers Workshop, when she took a yearlong class with Marilynne Robinson that required reading the Old Testament in English.

Kushner was surprised at the differences between the Hebrew original she knew almost by heart and the nearly unfamiliar English translation she encountered.


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Re: 'The Grammar of God:"

Postby zilch » Sun Feb 21, 2016 12:07 pm

Fascinating stuff. Thanks, froggie.
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