The Story of God

  • by Chris Matheson
  • Narrated by Chris Matheson
  • 3 hrs and 44 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

The Bible offers some clues to God's personality - he's alternately been called vindictive and just, bloodthirsty and caring, all-powerful and impotent, capricious and foresighted, and loving and hateful. But no one has ever fully explored why God might be such a figure of contrasts. Nor has anyone ever satisfactorily explained what guides his relationship not just with angels, the devil, and his son, but also with all of creation. Might he be completely misunderstood, a mystery even to himself? Might his behavior and actions toward humankind tell us much more about him than it does about us? Enter the mind of the creator of the universe, travel with him through the heavenly highs and hellish lows of his story, from Genesis to Revelation, to better understand his burdensome journey: being God isn't easy. After hearing his story - at times troubling and tragic but always hilarious in its absurdity and divine in its comedy - you'll never look at a miracle or catastrophe - or at our place in the universe, or God's - the same way again.


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Ever Wonder What God Was Thinking?

An excellent look into the Bible as a spectator. Chris Matheson takes you on a journey through the mind of Yahweh in a way only a nonbeliever could. What makes God tick? What was he thinking? What is his fascination with male genitals? These questions and many more are waiting in thin humorous romp through the Bible.
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- Dave A

Liberal but this Book was Hair Raising

Wow... Almost returned it, but as a Hickite Quaker and trying to expand my knowledge and interpretation of the Almighty, I didn't. After all, there are many understandings of God.
What I liked about the book was that it did remind me of stories of the Old Testament, that I enjoyed. But God here is pictured as a bit of a dope and extremely vengeful.

I don't want to ruin it but if you can be open minded, you might like to take a look at this version of God. The performance was terrific.

Also, don't go outside during a thunderstorm, the temptation for God to send a bolt of lightening your way may be too great. :)
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- shadowmason

Book Details

  • Release Date: 11-11-2015
  • Publisher: Pitchstone Publishing