Past Events

Past EventsSunday, February 25

Translation Masterclass

Robert Alter

“In order to translate the Bible, you have to do philological spade work. That is sort of like detective work.”

“After I was well into my work, I realized that I was simultaneously carrying out two great love affairs: my love affair with the Hebrew language and my love affair with the English language.”

-Robert Alter

Robert Alter took us through his multifaceted work. 

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