The Good Book | Granta

  • Published: 07/08/2014
  • ISBN: 9781783781034
  • Granta Books
  • 144 pages

The Good Book

Richard Holloway

Sacred to millions across the world, translated into countless languages and with estimated annual sales of 25 million, The Bible is one of the most influential books of all time. But how, in the 21st century, should believers and non-believers alike approach the Book of Books? Here, acclaimed writer, respected thinker and former bishop Richard Holloway takes us from ‘Genesis’ to ‘Revelation’, illuminating key passages and helping us to achieve a deeper understanding of the Bible’s message.

Offers some surprisingly pertinent new interpretations of the Bible that will engage and believers and non-believers alike

Scotland on Sunday

I don't agree with everything Richard Holloway says ... but I can't avoid someone whose writing is so honest

Peter Howson, Sunday Herald

The Author

Richard Holloway is a former Bishop of Edinburgh and Gresham Professor of Divinity. He is the author of more than twenty books, including Godless Morality, Doubts and Loves and Looking in the Distance . He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh and Chairman of the Scottish Arts Council and of Sistema Scotland.

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