An indispensable and provocative compilation of witty essays dealing with Biblical stories and their inconsistencies from America’s master satirist, Mark Twain.
The Bible According to Mark Twain is a selection of essays spanning forty years of his writing career, which touch on and satirize stories and figures from the Bible. In his characteristic style, Twain illustrates the inherent comedy and inconsistencies found within Holy Scripture, simultaneously entertaining and provoking questions about man’s place in the world and his relationship with God. An important installment in the Twain canon, this book is perfect for fans of America’s master satirist.
Joseph B. McCullough is a Professor of English at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. In addition to a number of articles on Mark Twain, American humor, and Hamlin Garland, he is a “featured expert” on an A&E biography of Twain.