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Steve Allen on the Bible, Religion and Morality
Steve Allen on the Bible, Religion and Morality by Steve Allen 0879756381 9780879756383
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Steve Allen on the Bible, Religion and Morality by Steve Allen

Steve Allen on the Bible, Religion, and Morality took form when Allen began his own exploration of the Bible, marking passages that struck him as extraordinarily beautiful, or those that were profoundly confusing. Spellbound by the very mystery of it, he perceived that much of the text leads directly to controversy. And, he urges, it is of greater importance now than ever before that all Americans be conversant with the Bible, partly because of those who would use Scriptures as a weapon to force their views on others. Allen presents his ideas as a series of alphabetically arranged essays on characters, events, and books of the Scriptures, as well as on such controversial topics as abortion, anti-Semitism, capital punishment, death, evolution, and original sin. He draws on the expertise of biblical scholars, theologians, and philosophers to demonstrate that fundamentalist assumptions about the reliability and authenticity of the Bible as the inviolable Word of God simply have no rational or factual basis.

Author: Steve Allen

Language: English

Edition: First Edition

Binding: Hardcover

Pages: 463

Publisher: Prometheus

Publication Date: 1990-10-01

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