Jewish wit and humor / Hermann Adler.
Hermann Adler 1839-1911Article
"If your life needs a bit of irreverence now and then, The Sixth Book of the Torah, The Book of Ed, is sure to satisfy all your needs. While most of us are familiar with the Bible stories in the Old Testament, or as it is sometimes referred to as the Five Books of Moses, no one - until now - really knew who the human author was. Many of us know, or at least at one time or another learned that Adam and Eve ate some kind of apple and things changed for the worse, Noah built an Arc and loaded it with animals who went on, 'two by two,' and Moses led the Israelites out of Egypt. But who actually took quill to parchment and wrote those stories down? Hoping I'm not the only person who ever asked that question, your curiosity is about to be satisfied. In the Sixth Book of the Torah, you'll learn the real story of how Adam succumbed to temptation and ate that apple. You'll read what it was like on Noah's Ark. You will have a front row seat as Moses challenges Pharaoh and gets the Israelites out of ancient Egypt. You'll hear it all first hand from Ed, who as he was writing the official version, kept a journal - The Book of Ed - of his interactions with God and the characters in the Bible. While The Book of Ed probably won't start any new religious movements, it will - hopefully - provide you with a few laughs as it pokes fun at that most venerable of all books - The Bible. So if you're not adverse to some good natured blasphemy, I present, The Sixth Book of the Torah - The Book of Ed"--back cover.
The sixth book of the Torah : the book of Ed / Marc S. Mayer.
Denver, Colorado : Outskirts Press
vii, 93 pages
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