Thursday, September 27, 2007

No evidence

[Most unsettling to religious Jews and Christians may be Kugel’s chapters about the origins of God and his chosen people. Kugel says that there is essentially no evidence — archaeological, historical, cultural — for the events in the Torah. -- David Plotz ‘How to Read the Bible’ ] 1:53 PM
[How to Read The Bible, by James Kugel.
I'm not even going to give you a pithy excerpt or try to find the right adjectives. It is simply so, so, so good. If you wish to learn more, here is
a NYT review. -- from Marginal Revolution by Tyler Cowen]
How reassuring for the Savitri Erans! [TNM]

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