Another Robert Alter university course for biblical theology, but this one is more of a biography in-between the commentary of THE MAN DAVID. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Jennie Martin
I needed this for a class and it was a great help! Alter did a wonderful job of dissecting the scriptures.Published 3 months ago by The Review Crew
This brought new insights into Hebrew history and culture. I found the book interesting and enlightening, however, it is written only with a scholarly point of view. Read morePublished 4 months ago by lexi24
Robert Alter is a brilliant scholar, and I rely upon his writings as I teach a course in Hebrew Scriptures. I have most of his books.Published 5 months ago by terrryp
Ok...I am a big fan of Robert Alter and enjoyed his Genesis Translation and Commentary. However, I am half-way through "The David Story" and I am not overly impressed or... Read morePublished 6 months ago by Timothy
Get this book if you are at all interested in the OT. Alter's translation and especially the format of the book, which is like a novel with extensive footnotes (i.e. Read morePublished 10 months ago by pichusboy
Just starting a Bible study with this book. Looks really interesting.Published 10 months ago by Disappointed customer
This provides deep insights into certain characters of the Hebrew Bible, written in a graceful manner.
The quality of the paper and the print are also very fine.
This is a fascinating annotated translation of 1 and 2 Samuel, as well as the first two chapters of 1 Kings. Read morePublished 18 months ago by Rebecca Mugridge