Leading atheist publishes secular Bible – CNN Belief Blog – CNN.com Blogs

Decades after he started asking such questions, what Grayling calls “a lifetime’s work” has hit bookshelves. “The Good Book: A Humanist Bible,” subtitled “A Secular Bible” in the United Kingdom, was published this month. Grayling crafted it by using more than a thousand texts representing several hundred authors, collections and traditions.

The Bible would have been “a very different book and may have produced a very different history for mankind,” had it drawn on the work of philosophers and writers as opposed to prophets and apostles, says Grayling, a philosopher and professor at Birkbeck College, University of London, who is an atheist.

I dont think I need to editorialize this too much. I think the article speaks for itself, about what it is and what it is not. But, it is worth mentioning that this made the front page of CNN.com.

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