Burning issues about the Bible: truth versus fiction

Geoff Ward
6 min readJul 28, 2023

Remarkable new analysis of the source texts of the Bible seeks to revolutionise our understanding of the origins of Christianity and Judaism

One has long suspected that much of the Bible contains nothing more than a selection of folk tales and myths. Now, an incendiary new trilogy, A Bonfire of Inanities: The Bible Dismantled, by textual scholar Paul McGrane, looks set to…

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Geoff Ward

Writer, journalist, book editor, poet, musician and tutor in literature and creative writing (MA and BA Hons degrees in English literature).