All are interesting, thought-provoking, and worth reading.
What links the various essays in the book is the tight literary analysis and its striking methodology of reading texts as "intertextually" related.
Anyone who reads this book will find their appreciation of the beautiful tapestry of Biblical narrative enriched and their understanding enhanced.
Author Judy Klitsner has written a fascinating and clever analysis of how various stories within the Hebrew bible compliment or subvert one another. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Michael
This book connecting different biblical stories is well researched and referenced. However, it is highly technical. Read morePublished 11 months ago by Bruce Wolf
This is a non-fiction book that's a "page-turner"! Many ideas are compared and examined that I hadn't heard or read about previously. Well written and exciting. Read morePublished 15 months ago by Barbara S. Gelman
Judy Klitsner is an amazing teacher and her book reflects her teaching. If you've ever read the Bible and knew that there was more than what meets the eye, then this book is for... Read morePublished 19 months ago by Roy Camarillo
Subversive Sequels in the Bible by Judy Klitsner has many great insights, particularly in pairing stories based on themes and the repetition of unusual Hebrew words or phrases. Read morePublished on November 5, 2011 by W. A. Carpenter
Judy Klitsner applies literary criticism to pairs of Bible stories that reveals themes and connections that enhances our appreciation of the Torah as a whole and the individual... Read morePublished on September 25, 2011 by Pearl Raz
One might think that there is little new to understand of the stories from the Bible (Old Testament only). Read morePublished on August 9, 2010 by Amazon Customer
The book's introduction gives a good sense of the author's approach: "As if aware of its own problematics, the Bible contains a liverly interaction between its passages that allows... Read morePublished on June 5, 2010 by James F. McGrath