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On Translating the Bible with Sarah Ruden

12/16/18 | 11:00 am

92Y

1395 Lexington Ave. Map

212-415-5500

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16-12-2018 12:00:00 16-12-2018 12:00:00 America/New_York On Translating the Bible with Sarah Ruden | 11:00 am What was the Bible really like to its early readers? In The Face of Water, Sarah Ruden, celebrated translator of Classical Greek and Roman literature (Aristophanes' Lysistrata, Virgil's Aeneid, The Golden Ass of Apuleius) engages with scripture, reconstructing the intense poetic and dramatic effects and the fascinating historical context of the original Hebrew and Greek texts. "There is no call to action here: just a deep reveling in the words of scripture that we know more thinly than we'd like," wrote James C. Howell. http://www.cityguideny.com/eventinfo.cfm?id=334675 92Y 92Y

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What was the Bible really like to its early readers?

In The Face of Water, Sarah Ruden, celebrated translator of Classical Greek and Roman literature (Aristophanes' Lysistrata, Virgil's Aeneid, The Golden Ass of Apuleius) engages with scripture, reconstructing the intense poetic and dramatic effects and the fascinating historical context of the original Hebrew and Greek texts. "There is no call to action here: just a deep reveling in the words of scripture that we know more thinly than we'd like," wrote James C. Howell.

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