The Bible is every man’s book. To know the Bible and to handle it aright is the greatest accomplishment within the reach of any person. One may know English, astronomy, literature, music, sociology, and philosophy; but if one does not know the Bible, one has failed in the only subject that brings all things into their proper relationship and that enables one to know life at its best. Continue reading “The Bible”
It’s enough to make a booklover smile and cry at the same time.
In Sunday’s New York Times Magazine, Kevin Kelly wrote about the contemporary quest for the “universal library” – a collection of all the works ever created – now made possible through the use of digital media. He writes:
- “From the days of Sumerian clay tablets till now, humans have `published’ at least 32 million books, 750 million articles and essays, 25 million songs, 500 million images, 500,000 movies, 3 million videos, TV shows, and short films, and 100 billion public web pages. All this material is currently contained in all the libraries and archives of the world.