The God of Old

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The God of Old

Inside the Lost World of the Bible

By James L. Kugel

Free Press, Paperback, 9780743235853, 288pp.

Publication Date: July 5, 2004



About the Author
James L. Kugel is Starr Professor of Hebrew Literature at Harvard University, and a regular visiting Professor of Biblical Studies at Bar-Ilan University in Israel. He is the author of a number of books of biblical scholarship, including "How to Read the Bible "(2007), for which he won the National Jewish Book Award for best book", " "The Great Poems of the Bible "(1999), and "The Bible As It Was "(1997).In 2001, Kugel was awarded the prestigious Grawemeyer Prize in Religion. He lives in Jerusalem, Israel, and in Cambridge, Massachusetts.