The Good Book: A Humanist Bible

The Good Book: A Humanist Bible

A. C. Grayling

Drawn from the wealth of secular literature and philosophy in either Western and japanese traditions, utilizing a similar innovations of enhancing, redaction, and edition that produced the holy books of the Judeo-Christian and Islamic religions, The strong Book consciously takes its layout and presentation from the Bible. In its great thing about language and its association into brief chapters and verses for ease of interpreting and quotability, it bargains the non-religious seeker the entire knowledge, perception, solace, idea, and point of view of secular humanist traditions which are older, a ways richer, and extra a number of than Christianity. equipped in twelve major sections-Genesis, Histories, knowledge, The Sages, Parables, Consolations, Lamentations, Proverbs, Songs, Epistles, Acts, and the Good-The solid Book opens with meditations at the starting place and growth of the realm and human existence in it, then devotes consciousness to the query of ways lifestyles could be lived, how we relate to each other, and the way vicissitudes are to be confronted and joys liked. encouraged through the writing of Herodotus and Lucretius, Confucius and Mencius, Seneca and Cicero, Montaigne, Bacon, and such a lot of others, The strong Book fulfills its audacious function in each way.

"I believe a few will be angry through The sturdy Book yet they need not be. you do not have to be a nonbeliever to discover solace and knowledge within the distilled rules provided here."-The Huffington Post

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