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Harvey Cox

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"I know of course that there are those who ask, 'Why should I read it anyway?'" said Hollis Research Professor of Divinity Emeritus Harvey Cox. "My answer is it that if you don’t know something about what’s in the Bible, you are not a fully educated person. It informs our literature, our poetry, films, plays, and, whether we like it or not, it has deeply influenced the history and value structure of our whole civilization."

The sacred middle

Cox hopes to bridge two minds — scholar and lay reader — in new guide to the Bible