The Year of Living Biblically

A.J. Jacobs talked about his book The Year of Living Biblically: One Man’s Humble Quest to Follow the Bible as Literally as Possible,… read more

The Year of Living Biblically A.J. Jacobs talked about his book The Year of Living Biblically: One Man’s Humble Quest to Follow the Bible as Literally as Possible, published by Simon and Schuster. The book detailed his attempt to live by the by a literal interpretation of the Old and New Testament for one year. He told stories about his attempts to stone adulterers, not wearing clothing with mixed fibers, and not shaving his beard. He concluded that it is not feasible to live by a purely fundamental interpretation of either Bible in modern society.

A.J. Jacobs was the author of several books and was a correspondent for Esquire magazine. close

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Program ID:
202748-4
Category:
Interview
Format:
Interview
Location:
Charlottesville, Virginia, United States
First Aired:
Apr 20, 2008 | 1:45am EDT | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Nov 10, 2008 | 5:17am EST | C-SPAN 2

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  • Apr 20, 2008 | 1:45am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 18, 2008 | 8:42pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jun 14, 2008 | 8:40pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 05, 2008 | 10:13am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 18, 2008 | 12:30pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 19, 2008 | 12:46pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 20, 2008 | 3:39am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 10, 2008 | 5:17am EST | C-SPAN 2