The entertaining companion to the Bible by the bestselling author of Brush Up Your Shakespeare.
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What did Israel sow in order to "reap the whirlwind"? Where did the "prodigal son" go to spend his inheritance? What is a "plowshare" and how can you beat a sword into one? Learn about these and other well-known words, phrases, and stories of the Old and New Testaments that have entered our everyday language. Includes black-and-white line drawings by Tom Lulevitch, a helpful index to key words and phrases, and a section on expressions that are mistakenly attributed to the Bible.About the Author:
Michael Macrone is the author of nine entertain-ing guides to literary and intellectual history. His specialties include the Shakespeare canon, classical writings, mythology, the Bible, and great ideas. He lives in San Francisco, California.
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