On the Bible acquaints the reader with Martin Buber's works on Scripture and with his endeavor to elucidate the meanings of biblical ideas in ages past and in our own time.
"We are indebted to Nahum Glatzer for compiling these 18 biblical studies. . . . [They] reflect the wide range of Buber's interests. . . . For Buber devotees and especially for theological collections."—Commonweal
"[Buber] viewed the Bible as the record of encounters between God and the Jewish people . . . . The basic value of On the Bible is in its appeal to men to go beyond critical, scientific analysis to deeper meanings."—Library Journal
Martin Buber has gained worldwide acclaim for his translations and expositions of various mythic and mystical traditions. His works include I and Thou, The Prophetic Faith, On Zion, and Tales of the Hasidim.