The new sins

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McSweeney's Books, Sep 15, 2006 - Religion - 192 pages
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David Byrne has written a book that updates and alters the Bible's cardinal sins for a more contemporary audience. Byrne wanted the book to be the size and shape of a portable Bible, and thus "The New Sins" resembles the sort of book a strange person in a robe would try to give you in an airport. Bizarre and profound, the book includes 80 color photographs taken by the author.

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Review: The New Sins

User Review  - Luke - Goodreads

David Byrne updates and alters the Bible's cardinal sins. Bizarre and profound, the book looks like a portable Bible (beautiful) and points at what he sees as wrong with the way we think & behave in our world. Read full review

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User Review  - Daniel Hoffman - Goodreads

David Byrne has such a feel for aesthetics! This book captures the handout-bible feel exactly, and the use of both Spanish and English makes the text feel even more impersonal and wide reaching. The ... Read full review

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About the author (2006)

David Byrne is Reader in Sociology and Social Policy at the University of Durham.

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