What the Good Book Didn't Say: Popular Myths and Misconceptions About the Bible
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Number of Pages: 322
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J. Stephen Lang is the author of more than 20 books, including The Complete Book of Confederate Trivia (White Mane, 1996) and Drawn to the Civil War (John F. Blair, 1999), a collection of mini-biographies of key Civil War figures. Mr. Lang holds an M.A. in communications from Wheaton College, Wheaton, Illinois. Formerly a book editor and publications manager, he is now a full-time writer. He lives in Seminole, Florida.
KayGAge: 25-34Gender: female5 Stars Out Of 5A Great "Browse" Book, and an Eye-OpenerNovember 4, 2012KayGAge: 25-34Gender: femaleQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5One hundred lies and misconceptions of the Bible, including:
- There were 3 wise men that visited the baby Jesus.
- Mary Magdalene was a prostitute.
- The commandment "Thou shalt not kill" prohibits capital punishment.
- The Bible says the world was created in 4004 BC.
- Joseph wore a coat of many colors.
- "Devils" and "demons" are the same.
- Each person has a guardian angel.
- All people are God's children.
- Christians are required to tithe.
- Delilah gave Samson his famous haircut.
- The Bible is anti-woman.
Did you find any in that list that make you say "Hey, now, wait a minute . . ."? I did, and several others Some of these brief chapters are lighthearted, some more serious. Calling this book a real education is an understatement.
Leah Eden3 Stars Out Of 5November 16, 2008Leah EdenThis book was interesting, but didn't provide a lot of facts to back up some of it's claims. It's a light read.
Bonnie1 Stars Out Of 5September 21, 2008BonnieThis is one of the biggest disappointments I've read. I felt is was very "opinion based". It was irratating. I have read several of these types of books and this was by far, the most disappointing.
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