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Bible Study (or Taking the Bible Seriously as Fiction: A Read-Along)

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Read the Bible with a genuine Ivy League biblical scholar, Dr. Richard Carrier, with a bottle of scotch and a pint of scholarly irreverence. Come follow along (even drink along) and explore what it’s like to read the Bible as literature rather than fact. No, really. Actually bring a bible (or several) and read along! Oh yes, Dr. Carrier will do the nativity (War on Christmas!), as well as why Jesus killed an innocent fig tree (War on Trees!), why Paul (didn’t really) tell women to shut up but did give women slut-shaming advice on how to avoid being raped by angels (War on Men…er, Angels…?), why Barabbas was actually the villain of the piece (War on Guns…er, Swords…Catapults? Whatever), why the author of John made Lazarus up…and then cited him as his eyewitness source (War on Fox News?), and more. Some of this will be drawing from Dr. Carrier’s upcoming book On the Historicity of Jesus.

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