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THE UNAUTHORIZED VERSION: Truth and Fiction in the Bible

Editorial Review - Kirkus - Jane Doe

Biblical historiography, with an edge, by an Oxford don whose sword is too unwieldy for his prey. Fox (Pagans and Christians, 1986; The Search for Alexander, 1980) has a long tradition behind him: Classical historians from Gibbon onward have viewed the Christian overshadowing of Rome and Athens with nostalgic regret. Fox, though, carries his distress into an examination of the Torah as well, as he ... Read full review

The unauthorized version: truth and fiction in the Bible

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The author of Pagans and Christians ( LJ 1/87) gives a detailed exposition of the historical origins (or lack thereof) of the Bible. Fox claims that he believes "in the Bible, but not in God,'' and ... Read full review

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