Download ↠ The Harlot by the Side of the Road Forbidden Tales of the Bible [eBook] By Jonathan Kirsch

Download ↠ The Harlot by the Side of the Road Forbidden Tales of the Bible [eBook] By Jonathan Kirsch

The Harlot by the Side of the Road Forbidden Tales of the Bible
The stories you are about to read are some of the most violent and sexually explicit in all of Western literature They are tales of human passion in all of its infinite variety adultery, seduction, incest, rape, mutilation, assassination, torture, sacrifice, and murder Sex Violence Scandal These are words we rarely associate with the sacred text of the Bible The stories you are about to read are some of the most violent and sexually explicit in all of Western literature They are tales of human passion in all of its infinite variety adultery, seduction, incest, rape, mutilation, assassination, torture, sacrifice, and murder Sex Violence Scandal These are words we rarely associate with the sacred text of the Bible Yet in this brilliant book, Jonathan Kirsch recounts shocking tales that have been suppressed by religious authorities throughout history Kirsch places each story within the political and social context of its time, delves into the latest biblical scholarship to explain why each one was originally censored, and shows how these ancient narratives hold valuable lessons for all of us
Title : The Harlot by the Side of the Road Forbidden Tales of the Bible
Pages : 416 pages
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Author :  Jonathan Kirsch
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