Leading Biblical scholar Robert Alter has published a new translation of the Books of Job, Proverbs and Ecclesiastes. "The Wisdom Books" belong to the Wisdom literature tradition of the ancient Near East which -- much like Greek philosophy -- grappled with questions of moral behavior and the meaning of life. Alter joins us in the studio.
'The Wisdom Books'
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Robert Alter, professor of Hebrew and comparative literature at UC Berkeley and author of "The Wisdom Books: Job, Proverbs, and Ecclesiastes"