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101 Myths of the Bible: How Ancient Scribes Invented Biblical History

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Most Helpful Favorable Review

5 out of 6 people found this review helpful.

Christians will hate thus book

If you are completely ignorant and beleive everything in the bible is true, than this book is not for you. If you know that the bible was writen just by man and would like to find out what the stories are that the bible stole from, than this book is for you.

posted by Anonymous on May 16, 2012

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1 out of 7 people found this review helpful.

Whom ever beleives this book obviously has never read the Bible

Whom ever beleives this book obviously has never read the Bible and therefore are ignorant and can not write a truthful review.p

posted by dpv153 on August 5, 2012

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 14, 2005

    Excellent look into the culture and minds of the men who wrote the Bible

    Ever since my Junior year of Catholic High School when I took a Scriptures class, I've long wondered how much of an effect other cultures had on the creation of the Bible. Now, in this book, one can see how the myths came to be in the Bible and why the Bible is not the literal word of God but, rather, a work meant to convey the human condition and man's faith in a God.

    2 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted July 28, 2014

    It opened my eyes to the fact that the old testament is 80% fict

    It opened my eyes to the fact that the old testament is 80% fiction. Further, his depiction of the Genesis creation myth as a mish-mash of corrupted Egyptian and Babylonian myths, just blows any claims of the Creationists totally away.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 13, 2001

    Enlightening

    This book is great for anyone who wants to re-examine the many stories that they were told as children, especially if they were brain-washed into believing them. The author does a great job of showing how ancient Hebrew scribes plagiarized myths from the ancient Egyptians and Babylonians. A good book for anyone considering atheism or already there.

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 24, 2001

    Excellent

    This book examines biblical stories we are all more or less familiar with and identifies earlier versions of the same stories in other cultures, particularly ancient Egypt. The evidence is surprisingly compelling. This book does not attempt to debunk the Bible, but rather treats Biblical stories sympathically. The open-minded reader will be impressed by evidence that connects Biblical stories to earlier accounts of Egyptian gods. The book is also well organized, making it an easy read as well as an interesting one.

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