Religion

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  1. Book ImageThe Analects

    Confucius, Michael Nylan, Simon Leys

    “Leys has made Confucius speak English more persuasively than any translator to date. His achievement is one of simplicity. . . . Leys sees his task as making the Confucius of the Analects fully persuasive again. He does this brilliantly.”
    —Stephen Owen, The New Republic
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  2. Book ImageAncient Israel: The Former Prophets: Joshua, Judges, Samuel, and Kings: A Translation with Commentary

    Robert Alter

    Robert Alter’s award-winning translation of the Hebrew Bible continues with the stirring narrative of Israel’s ancient history.More

  3. Book ImageAnti-Judaism: The Western Tradition

    David Nirenberg

    “Exhilarating . . . a scholarly tour de force. The story Nirenberg has to tell is not over.”—Adam Kirsch, TabletMore

  4. Book ImageApologia Pro Vita Sua

    John Henry Cardinal Newman, David J. DeLaura

    The text of the Apologia reprinted in this volume is the definitive text, embodying all of Newman's later changes, which reached its final form about 1886. Extensive notes are provided.More

  5. Book ImageThe Bhagavad Gita

    Gavin Flood, Charles Martin

    “A true translation whose literary qualities make it stand out from the rest.”
    –Daniel Gold, Cornell University

    “Here’s a chance to rediscover The Bhagavad Gita in a translation that blends true scholarship with artistry.”
    Library Journal
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  6. Book ImageThe Book of Genesis Illustrated by R. Crumb

    R. Crumb

    Nominated for three 2010 Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards: From Creation to the death of Joseph, here are all 50 chapters of the Book of Genesis, revealingly illustrated as never before.More

  7. Book ImageThe Book of Margery Kempe

    Margery Kempe, Lynn Staley

    The text presented here remains as faithful to the original Middle English as possible, without sounding archaic.More

  8. Book ImageThe Book of Psalms: A Translation with Commentary

    Robert Alter

    One of Newsweek’s Best Books of the Year and winner of the Robert Kirsch Award for Lifetime Achievement.More

  9. Book ImageThe David Story: A Translation with Commentary of 1 and 2 Samuel

    Robert Alter

    "A masterpiece of contemporary Bible translation and commentary."—Los Angeles Times Book Review, Best Books of 1999More

  10. Book ImageThe English Bible, King James Version: The New Testament and The Apocrypha

    Gerald Hammond, Austin Busch

    Volume(s): 2

    A stunning work of scholarship, the Norton Critical Edition of The English Bible, King James Version, is the most accessible edition available.More

  11. Book ImageThe English Bible, King James Version: The Old Testament

    Herbert Marks

    Volume(s): 1

    A stunning work of scholarship, the Norton Critical Edition of The English Bible, King James Version, is the most accessible edition available.More

  12. Book ImageThe Five Books of Moses: A Translation with Commentary

    Robert Alter

    "A modern classic....Thrilling and constantly illuminating."—Michael Dirda, Washington Post Book WorldMore

  13. Book ImageGenesis: Translation and Commentary

    Robert Alter

    "[Here is] ?the ?Genesis for our generation and beyond."—Robert FaglesMore

  14. Book ImageHow to Read the Bible

    Richard Holloway, Simon Critchley

    “Who is this that darkeneth counsel by words without knowledge?”—The Book of JobMore

  15. Book ImageHow to Read the Qur'an

    Mona Siddiqui, Simon Critchley

    How to Read is a personal master class that brings you face-to-face with the work of some of the most influential and challenging texts in history.More

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