Weird Bible Stories, Part 3


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It’s no secret: I love the Bible. I’ve always found it to be the most fascinating piece of literature I’ve ever studied. A lot of people don’t know this, but almost all of the best literary classics ever written found their origins in the Bible. For example, while it may not be a literary classic in the mold of A Midsummer’s Night Dream, Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster, a couple of Canadians no less, created one of the most enduring fictional characters ever, whose story is based on a Biblical story: Superman. Follow: Superman was sent to earth by his father, was raised by a humble family, grew up as a man with extraordinary powers, and went about doing good, and even saving the human race at least a dozen times. Sound vaguely familiar?

Steven King has used vague Biblical references in many of his books, but most obviously…

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