Biblical Literacy

Last week I pointed out an error in a New York Times story.  They attributed a words from the Bible’s Book of Hebrews to modern poet, William Butler Yeats. Here is a follow-up on that by Mollie Ziegler.  The NYT finally printed a correction.

Mollie says, “Of course, ignorance about Scripture is not limited to members of the media. I’m surprised at how many of my irreligious friends are ignorant about how many literary works allude to the Scriptures. When one of my friends became Christian, he kept being surprised at how things he thought were from Shakespeare were actually from the Psalms or other parts of Scripture.”


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I have many interests, but will blog mostly about what I read in the fields of Bible and religion.
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