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The year of living biblically : one man's humble quest to follow the Bible as literally as possible

Author: A J Jacobs
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st pbk. edView all editions and formats
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Raised in a secular family but interested in the relevance of faith in our modern world, A.J. Jacobs decides to attempt to obey the Bible as literally as possible for one full year. He vows to follow the Ten Commandments. To be fruitful and multiply. To love his neighbor. But also to obey the hundreds of less publicized rules: to avoid wearing clothes made of mixed fibers; to stone adulterers. The resulting  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: A J Jacobs
ISBN: 0743291484 : 9780743291484 : 0743291476 9780743291477
OCLC Number: 209693792
Description: 388 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Responsibility: A.J. Jacobs.

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The author of "The Know-It-All" follows up his "New York Times" bestselling account of reading the entire "Encyclopedia Britannica" with another improbable adventure--a year spent living, as  Read more...

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"As a man incapable of developing any facial hair aside from a really amazingly cruddy moustache, I would have bought this book for the astonishing big beard chronicle alone. That "The Year of Living Read more...

 
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