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When I had to return the book to the library I had to buy a copy of "The Good Book" for myself this way I can read over and over.
You may think you know the stories here, but Plotz tells us the whole story - the whole disturbing, dysfunctional family, messy story.
Plotz's conversational writing style makes this book read like you're having a really entertaining conversation with a good friend.
Irreverent, profane (as opposed to sacred), but not vulgar. Informative with light prose; much easier to read and more intelligible than the original, therefore informative. E.g. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Ferenc Korompai
Wow!!! A real eye-opener!!! How many of us really know what happened to Dinah? His style is just right for this kind of exegesis. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Robert Thomas Macrery
I loved this book! It was an easy, quick read. The author has a way with the humor of the god portrayed in the Old Testament and clearly points out the "cherry picking"... Read morePublished 3 months ago by lachancesare
A very funny book that was easy to read and I will probably read many more times in the future. Great even if you have not read the bible. I highly recommend this book!Published 3 months ago by Zack
Who would guess that a bible review could have me laughing as hard as reading Dave Barry?Published 4 months ago by Peggy Fujimura
Delightful, rational commentary on scriptural hokum! Love it! Almost a laugh a minute, and puts the nonsense stupid fundamentalists actually believe in its proper hilarious... Read morePublished 4 months ago by Amazon Customer
Because I had only skimmed the old testament previously, I thought Good Book was a way to see what I'd been missing. It turned out to be totally unexpected. Read morePublished 5 months ago by frankh