Translating Sacred Texts
Michael Krasny and guests discuss the challenges of translating the bible and other sacred texts.
Host: Michael Krasny
Chana Bloch, poet, translator, professor of English and director of the Creative Writing Program at Mills College
Naomi Sheindel Seidman, Koret Professor of Jewish Culture and director of the Richard S. Dinner Center for Jewish Studies at the Graduate Theological Union
Robert Alter, Professor of Hebrew and Comparative Literature at UC Berkeley and author of many books on the Bible and Hebrew literature, including "The Art of Biblical Narrative," "The Art of Biblical Poetry" and his recent translation, "The Five Books of Moses"
Thanks to Mark Pritchard for the link!