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Telling the story.,
This review is from: The Art of Biblical Narrative (Paperback)
How I wish every student and preacher would read this. I endure preachers who emote, or joke, or reason, but just won't get on and tell the story!
Robert Alter is a great help to a non-Hebrew reader, shewin how words with the same root are patterned in the stories so as to get a message across withoout moralising.
And now I see similar techniques and patterns in the Gospels.