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Atheist Publishes ‘Secular Bible’

11 Apr

If atheists think there is no God, why do they have to rip off believers in God for their ideas? How lame.  Or as Stephen says

Leading Atheist Publishes Secular Bible I keep having to ask myself, what business does an atheist have with the written Word of God? … “The Good Book: A Humanist Bible,” subtitled “A Secular Bible” in the United Kingdom, was published this month. Grayling crafted it by using more than a thousand texts representing several hundred authors, collections and traditions. The Bible would have been “a very different book and may have produced a very different history for mankind,” had it d … Read More

via Fr Stephen’s Blog

 
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Posted by on 11 Apr 2011 in pseudo-scholarship

 

7 responses to “Atheist Publishes ‘Secular Bible’

  1. Robert J. Wilson

    11 Apr 2011 at 12:34 pm

    I find it refreshing to see the entrepreneurial spirit in action…

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  2. irishanglican ~ Fr. Robert

    11 Apr 2011 at 1:23 pm

    This is like an oxymoron, a Bible, or Word without God? Really a better title would be a ‘Secular Word’. The term “Bible” is placed there just to come close to the idea of God, but without HIS reality! Unjust itself really.

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  3. Robert J. Wilson

    11 Apr 2011 at 3:14 pm

    Oh, please… “Bible” means little else than “book”, which people are free to publish at will and with no requirement of approval from such as Robert The Lesser.

    Hooray for this intrepid editor. I hope he makes a boatload.

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    • Jim

      11 Apr 2011 at 3:19 pm

      i’d buy that if he had used ‘bible’. but ‘Bible’ can only mean one thing

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  4. irishanglican ~ Fr. Robert

    11 Apr 2011 at 3:24 pm

    Amen Jim! That’s my point, and any dummy can see that really. It’s not just some secular book (there tons of those), but a take-off on being: The Secular “Bible”!

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  5. Chuck Grantham

    12 Apr 2011 at 6:55 am

    Several hundred authors?

    The religionists are gonna have a field day picking out contradictions in such a hodgepodge.

    That is if they can manage to give a skubalon

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