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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: London : Arrow, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
The avoiding shellfish was easy. The stoning of adulterers proved a little more difficult and potentially controversial. Was it enough to walk up to an adulterer and gently touch them with a stone? With female adulterers in Manhattan, even that could be grounds for accusations of assault.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: A J Jacobs; A J Jacobs
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: A J Jacobs
ISBN: 9780099509790 0099509792
OCLC Number: 276647597
Notes: Originally published: New York: Simon & Schuster, 2007; London: William Heinemann, 2008.
Description: 338 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
Responsibility: A.J. Jacobs.

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The stoning of adulterers proved a little more difficult - and potentially controversial. The resulting spiritual journey is at once funny and profound, reverent and irreverent, personal and  Read more...

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"A.J. Jacobs has written a - how else to put it? - Good Book. Let me take my review from the original, Psalm 2, verse 4: 'He that sittith in the heavens shall laugh.' And let me suggest that readers, Read more...

 
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