This article is drawn from my new book, Rebooting the Bible, Part 2. This is cut from the Introduction and simplified a bit to focus just on the issue of why historical truth matters even in the first eleven chapters of Genesis, which is often the most likely section of Scripture to be labeled “myth.”
The revised date for the book being available is now Memorial Day weekend. May 23-25. Only the last chapter, indexes, and a couple of small appendices are left to complete. If you haven’t read Rebooting the Bible, Part 1, I do encourage you to get
The KINDLE version of Rebooting the Bible(RTB) is now complete and takes advantage of the new features for constructing an eBook for Kindle. These combine to create a very pleasing digital book that takes advantage of the digital environment. For example, the following features are all incorporated in RTB.
A hyperlinked table of contents to jump to the topics in the book (approximately 60 locations within the text).
A hyperlinked table of figures, that enables a quick return to the illustrations in the book. There are over 50 illustrations, maps,