In Search of the Real Bible

@article{Hardwick1943InSO,
  title={In Search of the Real Bible},
  author={J. C. Hardwick},
  journal={Nature},
  year={1943},
  volume={152},
  pages={522-522}
}
TO the question, What is the real Bible?, the answer is that it resembles an ancient city site where many cultural strata exist one below the other. If the archaeologist digs deeply, he will discover some very primitive remains, while nearer the surface lies more recent, and perhaps more advanced, material. Thus Mr. Howell Smith has no difficulty in unearthing some primitive and, to us, unpleasing elements in the Bible—deceptions, obscenities, and barbarities of various kinds. This should shock… Expand