Philadelphia Area Episcopal church's 'Bible Challenge' gives readers something to talk about

It may be the best-selling book of all time, but its battles, bloodletting, and “begats,” its many laws, rituals, and tribes, and those chewy names like Oholiab and Eliphelehu and “Joshbekashah son of Heman” don’t make for easy reading.

Yet when the rector of St. Thomas Episcopal Church in Whitemarsh invited his congregants in January to join him in reading the Bible cover to cover in a year, the response surprised him.

“It’s taken on a life of its own,” the Rev. Marek Zabriskie said last week.

Read it all.


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