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Old 12-08-2012, 12:05 PM
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Skeptical book about the bible

I started a book a couple years ago about a guy who picked up a bible in a church one day and started writing about the experience of reading it all for the first time. It's a book that's been published in the last few years and I think the author might have been Jewish (but I don't know that for sure). Can anyone help me with what the title of this book might be? Thanks in advance.
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Old 12-08-2012, 12:09 PM
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Was it Misquoting Jesus: The Story Behind Who Changed the Bible and Why?

ETA: Never mind, I see on rereading your OP that probably wasn't it.

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Old 12-08-2012, 01:31 PM
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No pravnik. Thanks, but you're correct.. that wasn't it.
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Old 12-08-2012, 01:37 PM
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Maybe Reading the Bible Again For the First Time: Taking the Bible Seriously But Not Literally? It's a Christian book, but written from a more critical perspective than usual (or so I understand, I haven't read it).
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Old 12-08-2012, 02:18 PM
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This one?

Good Book: The Bizarre, Hilarious, Disturbing, Marvelous, and Inspiring Things I Learned When I Read Every Single Word of the Bible

By David Plotz

http://www.amazon.com/Good-Book-Hila.../dp/B007K4JFKU

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Old 12-08-2012, 02:55 PM
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That's the one sniffo! Thank you so much!
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Old 12-08-2012, 03:01 PM
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You are welcome Shig. For any others that may be interested, here is a link to Plotz's blog at Slate.com. An amusing read.

http://www.slate.com/articles/news_a...the_bible.html
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Old 12-10-2012, 10:35 AM
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This one?

Good Book: The Bizarre, Hilarious, Disturbing, Marvelous, and Inspiring Things I Learned When I Read Every Single Word of the Bible

By David Plotz

http://www.amazon.com/Good-Book-Hila.../dp/B007K4JFKU
This book is one amazing read even for a non-believer like me. I recommend it very highly.
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