The Bible's Greatest Stories

The Bible's Greatest Stories

by Paul Roche
     
 

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From the story of the Creation to the defeats and triumphs of the Children of Israel to the life, death, and resurrection of Jesus, here are the greatest stories from the greatest book ever written-presented in a masterful, accessible translation by a distinguished poet and scholar.

Overview

From the story of the Creation to the defeats and triumphs of the Children of Israel to the life, death, and resurrection of Jesus, here are the greatest stories from the greatest book ever written-presented in a masterful, accessible translation by a distinguished poet and scholar.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780451528216
Publisher:
Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date:
12/28/2001
Series:
Signet Classic Poetry Series
Edition description:
REISSUE
Pages:
512
Product dimensions:
4.50(w) x 6.96(h) x 1.12(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Meet the Author

Paul Roche, a distinguished English poet and translator, is the author of The Bible’s Greatest Stories. His other translations include Euripides: Ten Plays, Oedipus Plays of Sophocles, and The Orestes Plays of Aeschylus.
Bruce Chilton received his doctoral degree from Cambridge University for his research on early Christianity and Judaism. He wrote the first critical commentary on the Aramaic version of Isaiah (The Isaiah Targum, 1987), as well as studies that analyze Jesus in the context of Judaism (culminating in the bestselling Rabbi Jesus, 2000). He has taught in Europe at the Universities of Cambridge, Sheffield, and Münster, and in the United States at Yale University (as the first Lillian Claus Professor of New Testament) prior to his current appointment at Bard College as Bernard Iddings Bell Professor of Religion. His recent publications include The Way of Jesus (2010) and Abraham’s Curse (2008).

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