January 7, 2013
An Atheist Reads the Bible
Robert Tracinski, Tracinski Letter
To begin my long-promised series on the Bible, I wanted to describe the indirect route by which I came into this project.
Five years ago, I found myself with a little extra time over Christmas break and decided to read a volume I had picked up years ago at an antique shop: an old edition of John Milton’s 1674 epic poem Paradise Lost, with illustrations from the famous 19th-century artist Gustave Doré. You can buy your own copy here (for a whole lot more than I paid for it, incidentally), but since both the text and the illustrations are in the public domain, you can browse them Read Full Article ››
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