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Bible Stories for Adults - James K. Morrow
Bible Stories for Adults
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3.22 45
Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780156002448 (0156002442)
Publisher: Mariner Books
Pages no: 256
Edition language: English
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Gypsy Librarian on Books
Gypsy Librarian on Books rated it
3.0 Bible Stories for Adults
I would probably give this book two-and-a-half stars, but GoodReads does not offer that option. The reason is that I found the quality of the stories to be variable. A couple of them were very good, but others sort of dragged and did not seem very substantial at all. Out of the bunch, the one about ...
Ceridwen
Ceridwen rated it
Bite-sized nuggets of blasphemy. The ideas were generally more interesting than the execution, as his style tends to be sort of choppy and uninspired. A few of the the stories stand out a little better than the others, such as a re-reading of "A Christmas Carol" condemning noblesse oblige, or one wh...
immediacy
immediacy rated it
4.0 Bible Stories for Adults
A wonderful collection of short stories, including:"Bible Stories for Adults, No. 17: The Deluge"--Not for the squeamish, this retelling of the Flood touches on some of Morrow's recurring themes. Why is it murder when humans kill, but not when God kills? What is the value of life? How should we live...
Kaethe
Kaethe rated it
Stories that riff on bible stories? Yes, please. I'm a sucker for this kind of thing. Morrow is a little dark even for me, though.
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