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At a time when wars are fought over scriptural interpretation, when the influence of the. Plotz devoted a year to reading the old testament and writing a series of essays. Good book, by david plotz blogging for a good book. Like the bible itself, good book contains multitudes. This was perhaps the most frequent question bandied about at last nights book party for david plotz s good book held at the tribeca home of jacob weisberg and deborah. The good book by david plotz is a quick, informal, but skeptical overview of the old testament. David plotz is the deputy editor for the online magazine slate, where he.

This hardcover collectors edition book features a complete harvest moon. Good book the bizarre, hilarious, disturbing, marvelous, and inspiring things i learned when i read every single word of the bible. He is the cohost of the slate political gabfest podcast with john dickerson and emily bazelon. The bizarre, hilarious, disturbing, marvelous, and inspiring things i learned when i read every single word of the bible by david plotz.

In short, david plotz s book easily lives up to its name. David plotz discusses good book, his chronicle of reading. The bizarre, hilarious, disturbing, marvelous, and inspiring things i learned when i read every single word of the bible david plotz harper collins, oct 6, 2009 religion 352 pages. Like many jews and christians, david plotz long assumed he knew what was. Light of hope strategy guide that details missions, farming strategies, and details for befriending every character in the game, along with a 20 year retrospective of the harvest moon series of games complete with developer interviews, and a twosided history of harvest. David plotz was online at to chat with readers about his new book, good book, about his year spent reading the bible and blogging about it. The founding fathers of the 12 tribes of israel lie, breach a contract, encourage pagans to convert to judaism only in. Plotz, an american journalist, has been a writer with slate since its inception and was designated as the online magazines editor in. The bizarre, hilarious, disturbing, marvelous, and inspiring things i learned when i read every single word of the bible plotz, david on. The bizarre, hilarious, disturbing, marvelous, and inspiring things i learned when i read every single word of the bible by david plotz rated 5.

David plotz discusses good book, his chronicle of reading the entire. David plotz s chapterbychapter, versebyverse riffs on the hebrew bible are by turns entertaining, serious, shallow, profound, literalminded, cute, ingratiating, hilarious. Like the bible itself, good book contains multitudesit is by turns thoughtprovoking, funny, enlightening and moving. David plotz is a journalist and writer with slate as well as the magazines editor. Good book by david plotz, 97800674258, available at book depository with free delivery worldwide. David plotz was online at to chat with readers about his new book, good book, about his year spent reading the bible and. Ive been quoting from david plotzs blog project quite a bit, so i thought it was about time to see the product that issued from it. This is not a story they taught me at temple sinais hebrew school in 1980. At a time when wars are fought over scriptural interpretation, when the influence of the religious on american politics has never been greater. His interpretations, feelings and thoughts about his journey are frank, filled with harshness and often with extreme humor. At a time when wars are fought over scriptural interpretation, when the influence of religion on.

When david plotz read every word of the old testament, he discovered lots of smitings, misogyny, and a god whos like donald trump. It is his sincere effort to better understand the bible but. The bizarre, hilarious, disturbing, marvelous, and inspiring things i learned when i read every single word of the bible. It is a journey of faith, understanding, insight and extreme questioning.

Good book arises out of an online project of political journalist david plotz, editor of the online magazine slate. Good book, by david plotz is much more than an interesting look at the bible through one mans eyes. Since i hit on all three of these criteria i definitely quality im thinking of buying copies for my whole family. David plotz discusses his inspiration for good book. David plotzs chapterbychapter, versebyverse riffs on the hebrew bible are by turns entertaining, serious, shallow, profound, literalminded. Which got him to thinking, has the bible been just a bit oversold as the good book. Good book is a summary of the old testament, told by david plotz, an editor for slate magazine.

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