Thursday, 26 December 2013

A Bit Of A Let Down

This book was my first foray into the history of the bible and it read like a novel. The authors have delivered history that is accessible to everyone. They paint a picture of what it was like to live in the time of Jesus. While the author's go to great length to separate myth from fact I found that not much time was spent on the main man himself.

This is what let the book down in my opinion. It would have been a much fuller and richer read if more time was spent on Jesus. That is something I never thought I would be typing. Not being a big fan of religion this book has left me wanting to explore the subject more and that can’t be a bad thing.

3 Stars

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