The Bible's Greatest Stories

The Bible’s Greatest Stories

Introduction by:
Afterword by:

Mass Market Paperback
  • Mass Market Paperback
  • ISBN 9780451531926
  • 560 Pages
  • Signet
  • Adult


From the awe-inspiring story of the Creation to the defeats and triumphs of the Children of Israel and the life, death, and Resurrection of Jesus, here are the greatest accounts from the greatest book ever written, presented in an accessible form for contemporary readers. Enhanced with annotations, Paul Roche’s brilliant retelling of these stories is at once impeccably accurate and vibrantly rendered. He brings to life the saga of Joseph and the coat of many colors, the drama of the fall of Jericho, the heroism of a young David fighting Goliath and the lust of an older David for Bathsheba, the glory and wisdom of Solomon, the bravery of Judith, the dark despair of Job, the faith of Daniel in the lion’s den, the joy of the Nativity, and the miracle of the Resurrection. These are just a few of the many great biblical stories presented in this masterful translation by a distinguished poet and scholar.

Translated and with an introduction by Paul Roche and a new afterword by Bruce Chilton.
The Bible's Greatest Stories

The Bible’s Greatest Stories

Paul Roche, Introduction by: Paul Roche, Afterword by: Bruce Chilton

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