<!DOCTYPE html><HTML lang="en"> <head> <meta charset="utf-8"> <link href="../../TheosStyle.css" rel="stylesheet" type="text/css"><link rel="shortcut icon" href="../../TT_ICO.png" /> <title>Note: Bible - Bible  Pluses and Minuses (Theo Todman's Web Page)</title> </head><body> <a name="Top"></a> <h1>Theo Todman's Web Page - Notes Pages</h1><hr><h2>Bible</h2><h3>Bible  Pluses and Minuses</h3><p class = "Centered">(Text as at 24/06/2014 09:25:55)<br><br>(For earlier versions of this Note, <a href="#TableOfPreviousVersions">see the table at the end</a>)</p><hr> <P><FONT COLOR = "0000FF"><ol type="1"><li>In contrast with most <U><A HREF="#On-Page_Link_290_1">Christians</A></U><SUB>1</SUB><a name="On-Page_Return_290_1"></A>, I have actually <a name="1"></a><A HREF = "../Notes_2/Notes_292.htm">read</A><SUP>2</SUP> the whole Bible through a few times, some passages hundreds of times. However, when my Christian faith unravelled in the early 1990s I stopped reading the Bible, and now have some difficulty remembering the Chapters and Verses. </li><li>What I have attempted  and achieved  over the past year (2013) is to read the Bible through again with fresh eyes. This time <a name="68"></a>"<A HREF = "../../BookSummaries/BookSummary_01/BookPaperAbstracts/BookPaperAbstracts_1544.htm">Bible - The Bible in One Year: New International Version</A>". In general, the Bible is a ripping good read, and deserves to be more widely read as literature. </li><li>What I had intended  but not achieved  was to jot down all the things that are troublesome, without ignoring the passages that impress. Maybe someone has answers to the difficulties (though I doubt it). </li><li>So, having re-read the entire Bible to remind myself of what s there, I intend to go through it all again, but this time with some heavy-duty  Introductions as guides to (fairly) current opinion, from the perspectives of Liberal and Conservative Christian scholars, and likewise for Jews. Items on the <U><A HREF="#On-Page_Link_290_3">agenda</A></U><SUB>3</SUB><a name="On-Page_Return_290_3"></A>:- <ul type="disc"><li><b>Whole Bible</b>:<BR>& <a name="69"></a>"<A HREF = "../../BookSummaries/BookSummary_02/BookPaperAbstracts/BookPaperAbstracts_2665.htm">Barker (Kenneth) - The NIV Study Bible: New International Version</A>": Conservative <U><A HREF="#On-Page_Link_290_4">Evangelical</A></U><SUB>4</SUB><a name="On-Page_Return_290_4"></A> </li><li><b>Old Testament</b>:<BR>& <a name="70"></a>"<A HREF = "../../BookSummaries/BookSummary_02/BookPaperAbstracts/BookPaperAbstracts_2739.htm">Berlin (Adele), Brettler (Marc Zvi) & Fishbane (Michael) - The Jewish Study Bible: Featuring the Jewish Publication Society TANAKH</A>": <U><A HREF="#On-Page_Link_290_5">Jewish</A></U><SUB>5</SUB><a name="On-Page_Return_290_5"></A>.<BR>& <a name="71"></a>"<A HREF = "../../BookSummaries/BookSummary_01/BookPaperAbstracts/BookPaperAbstracts_1985.htm">Harrison (R.K.) - Introduction to the Old Testament</A>": Conservative <U><A HREF="#On-Page_Link_290_6">Evangelical</A></U><SUB>6</SUB><a name="On-Page_Return_290_6"></A>.</li><li><b>New Testament</b>:<BR>& <a name="72"></a>"<A HREF = "../../BookSummaries/BookSummary_03/BookPaperAbstracts/BookPaperAbstracts_3408.htm">Ehrman (Bart D.) - The New Testament: A Historical Introduction to the Early Christian Writings</A>": Liberal <U><A HREF="#On-Page_Link_290_7">Christian</A></U><SUB>7</SUB><a name="On-Page_Return_290_7"></A>.<BR>& <a name="73"></a>"<A HREF = "../../BookSummaries/BookSummary_01/BookPaperAbstracts/BookPaperAbstracts_1769.htm">Guthrie (Donald) - New Testament Introduction</A>": Conservative <U><A HREF="#On-Page_Link_290_8">Evangelical</A></U><SUB>8</SUB><a name="On-Page_Return_290_8"></A>.<BR>& <a name="74"></a>"<A HREF = "../../BookSummaries/BookSummary_06/BookPaperAbstracts/BookPaperAbstracts_6246.htm">Levine (Amy-Jill) & Brettler (Marc Zvi), Eds. - The Jewish Annotated New Testament</A>": <U><A HREF="#On-Page_Link_290_9">Jewish</A></U><SUB>9</SUB><a name="On-Page_Return_290_9"></A>. </li></ul></li><li>Incidentally, I don t have a huge amount of time for this exercise, and I won t be writing a Bible commentary, or even reading any of them. </li><li>The idea is to plough on to complete this part of the exercise in <U><A HREF="#On-Page_Link_290_10">three</A></U><SUB>10</SUB><a name="On-Page_Return_290_10"></A> years. No doubt my jottings will be superficial. But something s better than nothing. I have a feeling that there are lots of  problems with the Bible, but I need to make plain what these are. </li><li>There follows a list of all the books in the Bible. Clicking on the links will reveal what I have to say, which in most cases is nothing. In the first instance I ve just taken the (very brief) summaries from <a name="75"></a>"<A HREF = "../../BookSummaries/BookSummary_01/BookPaperAbstracts/BookPaperAbstracts_1544.htm">Bible - The Bible in One Year: New International Version</A>" and occasionally added a comment.</li><li>I need to develop a <U><A HREF="#On-Page_Link_290_11">method</A></U><SUB>11</SUB><a name="On-Page_Return_290_11"></A> whereby the  Pluses and Minuses are readily visible, rather than hidden away in a straggle of text. Anyway, here goes. </li></ol><BR><B><U>Old Testament</B></U><ol type="1"><li><a name="2"></a><A HREF = "../Notes_2/Notes_291.htm">Genesis</A><SUP>12</SUP></li><li><a name="3"></a><A HREF = "../Notes_2/Notes_296.htm">Exodus</A><SUP>13</SUP></li><li><a name="4"></a><A HREF = "../Notes_2/Notes_297.htm">Leviticus</A><SUP>14</SUP></li><li><a name="5"></a><A HREF = "../Notes_2/Notes_298.htm">Numbers</A><SUP>15</SUP></li><li><a name="6"></a><A HREF = "../Notes_2/Notes_299.htm">Deuteronomy</A><SUP>16</SUP></li><li><a name="7"></a><A HREF = "../Notes_3/Notes_300.htm">Joshua</A><SUP>17</SUP></li><li><a name="8"></a><A HREF = "../Notes_3/Notes_301.htm">Judges</A><SUP>18</SUP></li><li><a name="9"></a><A HREF = "../Notes_3/Notes_302.htm">Ruth</A><SUP>19</SUP></li><li>1 <a name="10"></a><A HREF = "../Notes_3/Notes_303.htm">Samuel</A><SUP>20</SUP></li><li>2 <a name="11"></a><A HREF = "../Notes_3/Notes_304.htm">Samuel</A><SUP>21</SUP></li><li>1 <a name="12"></a><A HREF = "../Notes_3/Notes_305.htm">Kings</A><SUP>22</SUP></li><li>2 <a name="13"></a><A HREF = "../Notes_3/Notes_306.htm">Kings</A><SUP>23</SUP></li><li>1 <a name="14"></a><A HREF = "../Notes_3/Notes_307.htm">Chronicles</A><SUP>24</SUP></li><li>2 <a name="15"></a><A HREF = "../Notes_3/Notes_308.htm">Chronicles</A><SUP>25</SUP></li><li><a name="16"></a><A HREF = "../Notes_3/Notes_309.htm">Ezra</A><SUP>26</SUP></li><li><a name="17"></a><A HREF = "../Notes_3/Notes_310.htm">Nehemiah</A><SUP>27</SUP></li><li><a name="18"></a><A HREF = "../Notes_3/Notes_311.htm">Esther</A><SUP>28</SUP></li><li><a name="19"></a><A HREF = "../Notes_2/Notes_293.htm">Psalms</A><SUP>29</SUP></li><li><a name="20"></a><A HREF = "../Notes_3/Notes_332.htm">Proverbs</A><SUP>30</SUP></li><li><a name="21"></a><A HREF = "../Notes_3/Notes_312.htm">Job</A><SUP>31</SUP></li><li><a name="22"></a><A HREF = "../Notes_3/Notes_313.htm">Ecclesiastes</A><SUP>32</SUP></li><li>Song of <a name="23"></a><A HREF = "../Notes_3/Notes_314.htm">Songs</A><SUP>33</SUP></li><li><a name="24"></a><A HREF = "../Notes_3/Notes_315.htm">Isaiah</A><SUP>34</SUP></li><li><a name="25"></a><A HREF = "../Notes_3/Notes_316.htm">Jeremiah</A><SUP>35</SUP></li><li><a name="26"></a><A HREF = "../Notes_3/Notes_317.htm">Lamentations</A><SUP>36</SUP></li><li><a name="27"></a><A HREF = "../Notes_3/Notes_318.htm">Ezekiel</A><SUP>37</SUP></li><li><a name="28"></a><A HREF = "../Notes_3/Notes_319.htm">Daniel</A><SUP>38</SUP></li><li><a name="29"></a><A HREF = "../Notes_3/Notes_320.htm">Hosea</A><SUP>39</SUP></li><li><a name="30"></a><A HREF = "../Notes_3/Notes_321.htm">Joel</A><SUP>40</SUP></li><li><a name="31"></a><A HREF = "../Notes_3/Notes_322.htm">Amos</A><SUP>41</SUP></li><li><a name="32"></a><A HREF = "../Notes_3/Notes_323.htm">Obadiah</A><SUP>42</SUP></li><li><a name="33"></a><A HREF = "../Notes_3/Notes_324.htm">Jonah</A><SUP>43</SUP></li><li><a name="34"></a><A HREF = "../Notes_3/Notes_325.htm">Micah</A><SUP>44</SUP></li><li><a name="35"></a><A HREF = "../Notes_3/Notes_326.htm">Nahum</A><SUP>45</SUP></li><li><a name="36"></a><A HREF = "../Notes_3/Notes_327.htm">Habakkuk</A><SUP>46</SUP></li><li><a name="37"></a><A HREF = "../Notes_3/Notes_328.htm">Zephaniah</A><SUP>47</SUP></li><li><a name="38"></a><A HREF = "../Notes_3/Notes_329.htm">Haggai</A><SUP>48</SUP></li><li><a name="39"></a><A HREF = "../Notes_3/Notes_330.htm">Zechariah</A><SUP>49</SUP></li><li><a name="40"></a><A HREF = "../Notes_3/Notes_331.htm">Malachi</A><SUP>50</SUP></li></ol><BR><B><U>New Testament</B></U><ol type="1"><li><a name="41"></a><A HREF = "../Notes_2/Notes_294.htm">Matthew</A><SUP>51</SUP></li><li><a name="42"></a><A HREF = "../Notes_3/Notes_333.htm">Mark</A><SUP>52</SUP></li><li><a name="43"></a><A HREF = "../Notes_3/Notes_334.htm">Luke</A><SUP>53</SUP></li><li><a name="44"></a><A HREF = "../Notes_3/Notes_335.htm">John</A><SUP>54</SUP></li><li><a name="45"></a><A HREF = "../Notes_3/Notes_336.htm">Acts</A><SUP>55</SUP></li><li><a name="46"></a><A HREF = "../Notes_3/Notes_337.htm">Romans</A><SUP>56</SUP></li><li>1 <a name="47"></a><A HREF = "../Notes_3/Notes_338.htm">Corinthians</A><SUP>57</SUP></li><li>2 <a name="48"></a><A HREF = "../Notes_3/Notes_339.htm">Corinthians</A><SUP>58</SUP></li><li><a name="49"></a><A HREF = "../Notes_3/Notes_340.htm">Galatians</A><SUP>59</SUP></li><li><a name="50"></a><A HREF = "../Notes_3/Notes_341.htm">Ephesians</A><SUP>60</SUP></li><li><a name="51"></a><A HREF = "../Notes_3/Notes_342.htm">Philippians</A><SUP>61</SUP></li><li><a name="52"></a><A HREF = "../Notes_3/Notes_343.htm">Colossians</A><SUP>62</SUP></li><li>1 <a name="53"></a><A HREF = "../Notes_3/Notes_344.htm">Thessalonians</A><SUP>63</SUP></li><li>2 <a name="54"></a><A HREF = "../Notes_3/Notes_345.htm">Thessalonians</A><SUP>64</SUP></li><li>1 <a name="55"></a><A HREF = "../Notes_3/Notes_346.htm">Timothy</A><SUP>65</SUP></li><li>2 <a name="56"></a><A HREF = "../Notes_3/Notes_347.htm">Timothy</A><SUP>66</SUP></li><li><a name="57"></a><A HREF = "../Notes_3/Notes_348.htm">Titus</A><SUP>67</SUP></li><li><a name="58"></a><A HREF = "../Notes_3/Notes_350.htm">Philemon</A><SUP>68</SUP></li><li><a name="59"></a><A HREF = "../Notes_3/Notes_351.htm">Hebrews</A><SUP>69</SUP></li><li><a name="60"></a><A HREF = "../Notes_3/Notes_352.htm">James</A><SUP>70</SUP></li><li>1 <a name="61"></a><A HREF = "../Notes_3/Notes_353.htm">Peter</A><SUP>71</SUP></li><li>2 <a name="62"></a><A HREF = "../Notes_3/Notes_354.htm">Peter</A><SUP>72</SUP></li><li>1 <a name="63"></a><A HREF = "../Notes_3/Notes_355.htm">John</A><SUP>73</SUP></li><li>2 <a name="64"></a><A HREF = "../Notes_3/Notes_356.htm">John</A><SUP>74</SUP></li><li>3 <a name="65"></a><A HREF = "../Notes_3/Notes_357.htm">John</A><SUP>75</SUP></li><li><a name="66"></a><A HREF = "../Notes_3/Notes_358.htm">Jude</A><SUP>76</SUP></li><li><a name="67"></a><A HREF = "../Notes_3/Notes_359.htm">Revelation</A><SUP>77</SUP></li></ol></P> <FONT COLOR = "0000FF"><BR><HR><h3 class = "Left">In-Page Footnotes:</h3><a name="On-Page_Link_290_1"></A><U><A HREF="#On-Page_Return_290_1"><B>Footnote 1</B></A></U>: With some regret, I don t think I can count myself any longer as a Christian. <a name="76"></a><A HREF="../../Notes/Notes_5/Notes_551.htm">Click here for Note</A> for a discussion with a friend back in 2007 which explains my reasons in some detail. <a name="On-Page_Link_290_3"></A><BR><BR><U><A HREF="#On-Page_Return_290_3"><B>Footnote 3</B></A></U>: This is rather a lot. We ll see how we progress. <a name="On-Page_Link_290_4"></A><BR><BR><U><A HREF="#On-Page_Return_290_4"><B>Footnote 4</B></A></U>: This is the text I ve just read (in 2013). I won t read it through again this time round, but will use it and the notes to supply a conservative Christian perspective on passages of disputed interpretation. <a name="On-Page_Link_290_5"></A><BR><BR><U><A HREF="#On-Page_Return_290_5"><B>Footnote 5</B></A></U>: This is described as for those Jews of the  Conservative, Reformed or Reconstructionist persuasions. According to the Publisher s blurb,  Orthodox Jews also were involved in the translation of the Text, which is the one I shall read as my primary text for the OT. So, presumably, there s a distinction between  Conservative and  Orthodox Jews. Currently, I ve no idea what Reconstructionist Jews believe, but will no doubt find out. <a name="On-Page_Link_290_6"></A><BR><BR><U><A HREF="#On-Page_Return_290_6"><B>Footnote 6</B></A></U>: Nothing to say, yet. I ve had this book some time, and have not looked at it much. It seems rather dull. <a name="On-Page_Link_290_7"></A><BR><BR><U><A HREF="#On-Page_Return_290_7"><B>Footnote 7</B></A></U>: Very liberal, in fact, and less scholarly than many (though far from  popular ). But opinionated and stimulating. <a name="On-Page_Link_290_8"></A><BR><BR><U><A HREF="#On-Page_Return_290_8"><B>Footnote 8</B></A></U>: Nothing to say, yet. I ve had this book some time, and have not looked at it much. It seems rather dull. <a name="On-Page_Link_290_9"></A><BR><BR><U><A HREF="#On-Page_Return_290_9"><B>Footnote 9</B></A></U>: Maybe oddly, this will be my primary text for reading the New Testament. <a name="On-Page_Link_290_10"></A><BR><BR><U><A HREF="#On-Page_Return_290_10"><B>Footnote 10</B></A></U>: I originally thought  two years , but it won t be enough. I ll need some sort of plan to achieve even this, but given my propensity to produce elaborate plans that lead nowhere, I ll skip the plan until I ve got some momentum together. <a name="On-Page_Link_290_11"></A><BR><BR><U><A HREF="#On-Page_Return_290_11"><B>Footnote 11</B></A></U>: It ll no doubt be possible, but this is another task awaiting sufficient  momentum to be worthwhile. </center><br> <br><hr><h3 class = "Left">Printable Version:</h3> <UL><li>Follow (<A Href="Notes_Print/NotesPrint_290_4_P.htm" TARGET = "_top">this link</A>) for level 4.</li></UL> <a name="TableOfPreviousVersions"></a><BR><HR><h3 class= "Left">Previous Version of this Note:</h3> <TABLE class = "ReadingList" WIDTH=700> <TR><TD WIDTH="20%" class = "BridgeCenter"><strong>Date</strong></TD> <TD WIDTH="10%" class = "BridgeRight"><strong>Length</strong></TD> <TD WIDTH="70%" class = "BridgeLeft"><strong>Title</strong></TD></TR> <TR><TD class = "BridgeCenter">12/08/2007 10:17:46</TD> <TD class = "BridgeRight">2928</TD> <TD class = "BridgeLeft"><A HREF = "Notes_290_39306429.htm">Bible  Pluses and Minuses</A></TD></TR> </TABLE> <BR><HR><BR><CENTER><TABLE class = "Bridge" WIDTH=950><TR> <TH WIDTH="25%">Note last updated</TH> <TH WIDTH="50%">Reading List for this Topic</TH> <TH WIDTH="25%">Parent Topic</TH></TR> <TR><TD WIDTH="25%">24/06/2014 09:25:55</TD> <TD WIDTH="50%">None available</TD> <TD WIDTH="25%">None</TD></TR> </TABLE></center> <hr><h3>Summary of Note Links from this Page</h3> <CENTER> <TABLE Class = "Bridge" WIDTH=950> <TR> <td bgcolor="#e6ecff" WIDTH="20%"><A href = "../../Notes/Notes_3/Notes_307.htm"><span title="Plug Note - 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