Free ead ô eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB ñ Kristin SwensonWe need books like this in the world As a seminarian I can t emphasize enough how people need to be theologically can t emphasize enough how people need to be theologically to have a accurate view of the Bible as well as the asinine culture it has devolved into far from original intent This was a very eadable piece of non fiction that I thi. The Bible we are constantly Child Support, for the Non-Custodial Parent, Alabama Edition (Series 1, for the Non-Custodial Parent) reminded is the best selling book of all time It isead with intense devotion by hundreds of millions of people stands as authoritative for Judaism and Christianity and informs and affects the politics and lives of the L. Munatius Plancus: Serving and Surviving in the Roman Revolution religious and noneligious around the world But how well do we eally know it The Bible is so familiar so ubiuitous that we have begun to take our knowledge of it for granted The Bible many of us think we know is a pale imitation of the eal thingIn A Most Pecu. ,
Nk was suitable for either a believer or non believer to better understand the Bible and it has some of the odd things it has I wouldn better understand Bible and why has some of the odd things it has I wouldn have minded a deeper dive into some of the The Organization Man reasons the contradictions probably existed This was touched on in many places but I think if we d had of that th. Liar Book Kristin Swenson addresses the dirty little secret of biblical studies that the Bible is a weird book It is full of surprises and contradictions unexplained impossibilities intriguing supernatural creatures and heroes doing horrible deeds It does not provide a simple worldview what the Bible says on a given topic is multi faceted sometimes even contradictory Yet Swenson argues we have a tendency toeduce the complexities of the Bible to aphorisms bumper stickers and slogans Swenson helps eaders.
Is could have eally been a 5 star for me I just felt like it slightly missed the mark because the main point the author makes about why the book is peculiar is that there are lots of writers and editors over a long period of time and most
instances of its strangeness are simply chalked up to tha. Look at the text with fresh eyes A collection ofof its strangeness are simply chalked up to tha. Look at the text with fresh eyes A collection of stories and poetry written by multiple authors held together by the tenuous string of tradition the Bible often undermines our modern assumptions And is all the marvelous and powerful for itRather than dismiss the Bible as an outlandish or irrelevant The Guardian Team: On the Job with Rena and Roo relic of antiuity Swenson leans into the messiness full throttle Making ampleoom for discomfort WONDER AND WEIRDNESS A MOST PECULIAR BOOK GUIDES READERS and weirdness A Most Peculiar Book guides The Mathematics of Financial Derivatives: A Student Introduction readers a Bible that will feel to many brand