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When in Jerusalem recently I was interviewed for TLV1, an English-language internet radio station, about How the Bible Became Holy. The interview can be heard here, starting around minute 25.
In her review of How the Bible Became Holy in the Wall Street Journal, Sarah Ruden wrote: He tries to undercut, for instance, the well-founded consensus that Paul was a Diaspora Jew, from a family established in Tarsus (in modern-day Turkey), who first lived in Jerusalem during his youth or young adulthood for study and...
Another review of How the Bible Became Holy, this one by Ronald Hendel, was posted on H-Net and is available here.
Above is the interview that I had with Steven Weiss on The Jewish Channel about my book. My three minutes begins at 4:00. Two other reviews appeared the other week in newspapers: Philadelphia Inquirer Wall Street Journal
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Reviews of How the Bible Became Holy have begun to appear. Here are the ones that I know about: JWeekly: http://www.jweekly.com/includes/print/71803/article/off-the-shelf-new-books-offer-fresh-perspectives-on-ancient-texts/ The Jewish Daily Forward: http://forward.com/articles/200343/how-we-know-the-bible-was-written-by-human-hands/?p=all Commentary: http://www.commentarymagazine.com/article/missing-the-text/ Los Angeles Review of Books: http://lareviewofbooks.org/review/timely-history-timeless-story There has also been a surprisingly sophisticated discussion of the book appearing in less formal web venues, which is especially gratifying....
I just saw that a review of How the Bible Became Holy was released by the Catholic News Service. From there it has been (or will be) published in a number of Catholic publications. It can be accessed here.