"In Reading Biblical Narratives Professor Amit provides an introduction to the subject that is broad in its approach, specific in its illustrations, and always engaging in its presentation. She takes the reader on a delightful journey through a wide range of texts and literary topics. One gets a superb sense of the hows and the whys of biblical storytelling the way one does in a well-designed course: step-by-step, learning technique without too much technicality. The book is ideal for college courses and the general reader. Bible scholars, too, will be interested in
Amit's often novel takes on familiar tales."
Edward L. Greenstein, author of Essays on Biblical Method and Translation