The Bibleis a locked treasure for those unfamiliar with the Scriptures.Beal offers a key with his accessible guide. Cleveland Plain DealerWith skill and insight, Timothy Beal has given us a great gift: a lucid and engaging introduction to the most important book ever published. Jon Meacham, author of American Lion, winner of the Pulitzer PrizeIn the tradition of Stephen Protheros Religious Literacy, and with the deftness of Bill Brysons Mother Tongue, Timothy Beals Biblical Literacy is a one-stop course in the Bible passages and background information that everyone needs to know to navigate our nuanced cultural landscapefrom devout believers to decided atheists, average citizens to pop-culture aficionados. Like Religion in America, Religion and its Monsters, and other of his highly acclaimed books, Beals Biblical Literacy is a must-have handbook for understanding todays world.
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