Ruth: A New Translation with Introduction and Commentary (The Anchor Yale Bible Commentaries)

Ruth: A New Translation with Introduction and Commentary (The Anchor Yale Bible Commentaries)


In fresh years, scholars, students, and lay readers of the Bible were more and more attracted to the ebook of Ruth. Delving deeply into the advanced nature of its characters’ relationships, Jeremy Schipper encourages readers to think about the jobs that different types of distinction related to gender, incapacity, loved ones prestige, ethnicity, and sexual wish play through the textual content. This clean translation of the deceptively easy e-book is extra literal and no more idiosyncratic than its predecessors. Combining the normal strengths of the Anchor Yale Bible sequence with the most recent study in biblical scholarship, Schipper’s much-needed quantity will prevail Edward F. Campbell’s 1975 version because the go-to statement for years to come.

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