The Uncensored Bible

The Bawdy and Naughty Bits of the Good Book

by John Kaltner, Steven McKenzie, Joel Kilpatrick

On Sale: 06/23/2009

The Uncensored Bible

The Bawdy and Naughty Bits of the Good Book

by John Kaltner, Steven McKenzie, Joel Kilpatrick

On Sale: 06/23/2009

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About the Book

Strange but True Bible Facts

Did you know:

  • that King David swore like a sailor?
  • that the Book of Ecclesiastes encourages drinking, especially beer?
  • that mandrakes were the biblical equivalent of Viagra®?
  • that the law of Moses prescribes bikini waxing?
  • that Joseph's "coat of many colors" might have actually been a dress?
  • that Eve might have been created, not from Adam's rib, but from something a little lower down?

Discover all this, and more, in The Uncensored Bible.

Educator and Librarian Resources

Critical Praise

“If you can remember scouring your parents paperbacks in search of their spiciest pages, you can understand the impulse behind the recently-published book The Uncensored Bible.” - Time

“Based on the best contemporary scholarship of the Bible—but funny as hell! The Uncensored Bible finally reveals what your Sunday School teacher was afraid to tell you or did not know.” - Jonathan L. Reed, Professor of Religion, Univeristy of La Verne

[The Uncensored Bible] makes for some interesting (not to mention steamy) reading. Euphemism, puns and sarcasm abound. - Religion News Service

God’s Word on Sex. - Time

Good-natured ribbing of the Good Book . . .scholars give scripture a ‘bawdy’ spin” - USA Today

Product Details

  • ISBN: 9780061238857
  • ISBN 10: 0061238856
  • Imprint: HarperOne
  • On Sale: 06/23/2009
  • Pages: 224
  • List Price:16.99 CAD
  • BISAC1 : RELIGION / Biblical Criticism & Interpretation / General
  • BISAC2 : HUMOR / Topic / Religion
  • BISAC3 : RELIGION / Biblical Studies / History & Culture

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