“The Most Misused Stories In The Bible” (book review)


Questions That Matter

Eric J. Bargerhuff has provided a book that can easily fit on the shelves of pastors and clergy alike, a great strength of The Most Misused Stories In The Bible being the undertone of simplicity. It will also be appreciated by some that it’s not at all a lengthy read, with only 176 pages.

The format of this new release is to go through each of the following Bible stories while exposing strange or erroneous ways that they are tied into today (by some Christians):

David and Goliath
Jonah and the Big Fish
The Woman Caught in Adultery
Zacchaeus, the tax collector
Gideon and His Fleece
Judas, the Betrayer

In skimming through the Table of Contents my initial reaction was surprise at some of the stories the author chose to address. Bargerhuff addresses this, writing, “I realize some may want to argue that this or that story should not have been…

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