Tag Archives: Robert Alter

The Disappearance of God in Judges

I discovered the artfulness of Biblical narratives about twenty years ago. My professor at the time was John Walton (now at Wheaton) who had us read Robert Alter’s The Art of Biblical Narrative. This is a book any lover of … Continue reading

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Robert Alter on Jacob’s Wrestling Till Dawn

I get so much every week out of following the cycle of Torah, reading commentators old and new, and seeing connections in ideas and events to the readings. If you are in the habit of reading, you know what I … Continue reading

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