Robert Alter on Translation of the Bible

The following are videos of lectures given by Robert Alter on translation of the Bible.

1. ‘Translating Biblical Poetry: Ancient Hebrew Verse and the Constraints of English’ (University of California, September 19, 2014)

2. ‘The Pleasure & Perils of Translating the Bible’ (University of California, March 26, 2012)

3. ‘Lost in Translation: The Challenge of Translating the Bible’ (Villanova University, September 15, 2008)

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Jon D. Levenson on Teaching the Binding of Isaac

‘Teaching the Binding of Isaac: Balancing Bible and Midrash’ is a lecture by Jon D. Levenson delivered at Villanova University (8 September, 2008)

Pauline lectures at Villanova University (2008): Fitzmyer, Murphy-O’Connor, Sanders, Nanos, Roberts Gaventa, Aune, Campbell

In 2008 Villanova held a series of lectures relating to the study Paul which are available as videos. They include lectures by:

Joseph A. Fitzmyer (10 September 2008)

Jerome Murphy-O’Connor (10 September 2008)

E.P. Sanders, ‘Is Paul’s Legacy Relevant Today?’ (1 October, 2008)

Mark Nanos, ‘Paul and the Jewish Tradition’ (23 October, 2008)

Beverly Roberts Gaventa, ‘Phoebe Reads a Letter: Reflections on Paul’s Letter to the Romans’ (uploaded 6 February, 2009)

David Aune, ‘What Happened to Paul on the Road to Damascus?’ (uploaded 20 October 2009)

William Campbell, ‘I Rate All Things a Loss: Paul’s Rhetoric of Comparison (uploaded 10 March, 2009)