The Bible in a Nutshell

  • by Casper Rigsby
  • Narrated by Michael Leamy
  • 0 hrs and 47 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

If you've ever read the whole Bible, you are well aware of just how big this book is. With an estimated word count of well over 700,000, the book is not an undertaking for the casual reader. The book can be a very tedious and boring read. This turns many people off from wanting to commit any time to understanding the foundational doctrine of Christianity.
However, as atheists we really need to have at least a basic understanding of the Bible if we are going to make a judgment call about the religion. No matter which sect of Christianity someone subscribes to, the Bible is the foundation of Christian belief. This audiobook is a mere 7,000 words and tells a slimmed-down version of the basic story of the Bible.
This book is focused on the narrative rather than any underlying allegory or metaphor inherent in the narrative. The author attempts to challenge the notion of biblical literalism by showing that the story in its most basic form is simply too fantastic for any rational person to believe.


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Customer Reviews

Most Helpful

Funny and enjoyable

I found it to very humorous and entertaining, I think it spent 7 minutes on Old Testament... lol
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- Chris G. "World history teacher and philosophy guru"


Narrator cracks me up
Author is open and honest, also very entertaining
Just a fun perspective
at 47 minutes the book is just the right length for a vague education on the bible and a good laugh
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- Amazon Customer

Book Details

  • Release Date: 04-13-2015
  • Publisher: Atheist Republic