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Rosenberg, David 1943-

Overview
Works: 55 works in 200 publications in 2 languages and 10,449 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  Paraphrases  History  Poetry  Fiction  Meditations  Sources 
Roles: Author, Translator, Editor, Other
Classifications: BS1223, 222.105209
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Most widely held works about David Rosenberg
 
Most widely held works by David Rosenberg
The book of J by Harold Bloom( Book )

28 editions published between 1990 and 2000 in English and Spanish and held by 2,244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Translates and interprets the portions of the Pentateuch which derive from an ancient work known as the "J" document, the earliest known version of the Pentateuch
Congregation : contemporary writers read the Jewish Bible( Book )

7 editions published between 1987 and 1989 in English and held by 816 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Abraham : the first historical biography by David Rosenberg( Book )

10 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 807 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Draws on Judaic, Christian, and Islamic writings to chronicle the life of Abraham, who forms the common root of the three religions, and reveals that the Bible story of Abraham is actually the oldest historical biography
Testimony : contemporary writers make the Holocaust personal( Book )

5 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 564 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

They express a sense of commitment to relate the factual events of the Holocaust period to the present generation of readers
Job speaks : interpreted from the original Hebrew book of Job by David Rosenberg( Book )

7 editions published between 1977 and 1980 in English and held by 475 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A literary Bible by David Rosenberg( Book )

4 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 474 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Experience each book of the Bible as if it were written for our time. Rosenberg's magisterial translation forces us to ask again-- and at last in literary terms-- why the Bible remains a crucial foundation of our culture
Communion : contemporary writers reveal the Bible in their lives( Book )

3 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 469 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The authors in Communion, largely of Christian background, approach the Bible not primarily as a religious text, but as literary, imaginative, and cultural bedrock. By comparing their first exposure to the Bible as children, as many of the authors do, with an exploration of what the Bible means to them and to their work today, the authors reveal the concussion and reverberation of the larger Judeo-Christian, American culture on our private lives. In reexamining specific books of the Hebrew Bible and New Testament in such a personal way, the writers, essayists, and poets in Communion illuminate the text with their lives, bringing their counterparts among the Biblical authors to life as well. Such a rereading allows them to reinvigorate the Bible with new meaning, and to better reveal how the Bible has shaped and altered their thought."--Jacket
The book of David by David Rosenberg( Book )

7 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 438 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Dreams of being eaten alive : the literary core of the kabbalah by David Rosenberg( Book )

10 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and Spanish and held by 400 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"David Rosenberg, long considered the leading poet-translator of the Bible, now unveils the literary basis for the Kabbalah as the major counter-tradition in Western history. The Kabbalah becomes news once again, as Rosenberg peels back its philosophical grandeur to a bedrock of eroticism. The pleasures of the flesh and the soul become one, and our desire to be devoured by a form of knowledge greater than art itself lies exposed."--Jacket
The Movie that changed my life by David Rosenberg( Book )

6 editions published between 1991 and 1993 in English and held by 388 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twenty-three prominent writers recall the films that shaped them and explore the mysterious intersection of art and life
Genesis as it is written : contemporary writers on our first stories by David Rosenberg( Book )

6 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 332 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

But in the beginning were the writers of the stories. Over the centuries, the morals and meanings that traditional readings have attached to the stories of Genesis effectively obscured the contemporary culture that produced them. Even experts and commentators have tended to miss the point: they all agree that Genesis is special, but the question of why the book was written has never properly addressed. Now, for the first time, twenty of our leading literary lights - novelists, poets, dramatists, and essayists - turn their attention to a particular story in Genesis and comment on it from the perspective of the storyteller. Together, they begin to discover the imaginative sensibilities of the ancient writer, as the very motivations of the biblical authors and their characters come to light. The result is a stunningly realized literary collection that will forever change they way you read the Bible's first stories
A poet's Bible : rediscovering the voices of the original text by David Rosenberg( Book )

4 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 327 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is a modern paraphrase of chapters from various books of the Hebrew Bible (Psalms, Job, Ecclesiastes, Isaiah, Jonah, etc.) and Apocrypha (Judith and Maccabees)
The lost book of paradise : Adam and Eve in the Garden of Eden by David Rosenberg( Book )

5 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 292 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chosen days : celebrating Jewish festivals in poetry and art by David Rosenberg( Book )

2 editions published in 1980 in Undetermined and English and held by 286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lightworks : interpreted from the original Hebrew Book of Isaiah by David Rosenberg( Book )

4 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Blues of the sky : interpreted from the original Hebrew Book of Psalms by David Rosenberg( Book )

5 editions published between 1974 and 1976 in English and held by 275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An educated man : a dual biography of Moses and Jesus by David Rosenberg( Book )

9 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Viewing the biographies of the preeminent figures of Judeo-Christian civilization in a cultural light, discusses how both Moses and Jesus were well-versed in the literature and scholarship of their day, and not just men of faith
A Blazing fountain : a book for Hanukkah( Book )

1 edition published in 1978 in English and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paris & London by David Rosenberg( Book )

6 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Leavin' America by David Rosenberg( Book )

5 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Abraham : the first historical biography
Alternative Names
Rosenberg, David W.

Rosenberg, David W. 1943-

Languages
English (128)

Spanish (8)

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Abraham : the first historical biographyA literary BibleCommunion : contemporary writers reveal the Bible in their livesThe book of DavidDreams of being eaten alive : the literary core of the kabbalahGenesis as it is written : contemporary writers on our first storiesAn educated man : a dual biography of Moses and Jesus