Holy Bible: Authorized King James Version
The Large Print Bible provides the text of the King James Version in a clear, large type (10 point). There are self-pronouncing marks in the text, as well, which will help readers to pronounce d
Oddly, it wasn't shelved with the other fiction books.
A lot of the data matched up poorly with other historical accounts, especially when it came to numerical data. It see...more
I strangely enjoyed this book. Probably because it assured me that my choice to stick that Darwin symbol on the back of my car was a good one.
Here are a few things that cheesed me off [read: irritated the fuck out of me]:
a) None of the characters are in any way rounded, and most of them are Gary-Stus. There are not enough women that don't end up stoned to death or sold to rapists by their fathers or turned into pillars of salt to include the Mary-Sue alternative.
Also, for a book that preaches "...more
I believe in one God, the Father Almighty, Maker of heaven and earth, and of all things visible and invisible.
And in one Lord Jesus Christ, the only-begotten Son of God, begotten of the Father before all worlds; God of God, Light of Light, very God of very God; begotten, not made, being of one substance with the Father, by whom all things were made.
Who, for us men for our salvation, came down from heaven, and was inc...more
Of course, English is not God's native tongue and this book has been translated from the original arama...more
He dies in the end.
Okay let's be realistic here, people who give this book one star are simply biased and blind to the beauty contained in this book. Whether you believe the theology behind this book or not you cannot deny the power and brilliance it contains. The whole idea of living is centered around the idea of love. A book with the phrase "Love you enemy" is a book unlike any before it. The poetry and proverbs are inspiring and show depth. Each book has a clearly different w...more
Firstly, it is much longer than it needs to be to get the point across. I mean, do we really need a few thousand pages to basically communicate the ten commandments and how God is scary, and a few thousand more to communicate that Jesus is good? I think the problem here is that there wasn't enough editing over the years. Editing was only performed by popes and kings to rewrite history the way they wanted it to go. Today a publisher would scoff at any author wanting to...more
My dear Holiness
Thank you for the opportunity to let the Church's Bankers comment on such an early draft of this first Bible Project.
While our familiarity with the Truth is more economical than theological, may we be so bold as to make the following recommendations after extensive consultation and debate.
Concerning Matters of Number
We were of the unanimous view that the Good Book only needs one Testament, not two.
If the Bible is to be the word of God, there must be only on...more
It is unique.
I find it strange that some say, 'I don't believe the Bible' that's like saying 'I don't believe History'...go to the British Museum and see for yourself all the artifacts and the Biblical references to the places mentioned in the Bible.
So many lovers of William Shakespeare do not seem to be aware of the fact that the Bard took part in translating the King Jame's Version of the...more
However, if you wish to read the original stories, then you may want to refer to Mithraic holy scripts, which predate the Bible by several thousand years, yet amazi...more
(I'm not a big fan of all these new-fangled Bibles where they use hip and simple words. There were enough things changed and left out by previous translators!! I don't think we need MORE people interpreting and "simplifying" the word of the Lord.)
And with so many different cooks the styles are everywhere. From dry accountant listing everything person and every thing in exacting detail, to a fantasy nut who introduc...more
Inventive and full of interesting stories? Most definitely yes.
But alas, I believe in Science, not fiction.
Also let's not forget about all the condoning of rape, murder and pillaging that this book is full of - especially in the Old Testament. It's disgusting to think that people call this "The Good Book" and hold it sacred.
By popular demand, here are just a few (obvious) references - did my best to find the English names & translations online (http://www.bib...more
It's boring, self-contradictory, petty, and mean.
I only read it out of some kind of weird obligation to understand how the other 98% lives.
I did learn a lot, however.
If guests come by and want to rape my angel, I will let them rape my daughter.
So say we all!
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