In which Jacob speaks graciously to Pharaoh and gives an unexpected blessing.

So close to the end of Robert Alter’s Genesis at Forgotten Classics podcast.. Just two more chapters after this. And I’m STILL getting new insights in this second time through of reading it. [Read more...]

In which Joseph turns up the pressure and Judah steps up to the challenge.

Chapters 43 and 44 of Robert Alter’s translation and commentary on Genesis are ready for your listening delectation at Forgotten Classics. [Read more...]

In which Joseph’s brothers ask for food from Pharaoh’s mysterious administrator.

Yes, Forgotten Classics is back on the air with this return to Genesis. [Read more...]


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