November 12, 2008

Book Meme

Only God had the authority to forgive sins--not even the Messiah was ever credited with such authority in Jewish thought.
from Spirit & Gospel in Mark by M. Robert Mansfield.

Book Meme from James Tauber

  • Grab the nearest book.
  • Open it to page 56.
  • Find the fifth sentence.
  • Post the text of the sentence in your journal along with these instructions.
  • Don't dig for your favorite book, the cool book, or the intellectual one: pick the CLOSEST."


Eutychus said...

"At one o'clock the wedding procession began to wind its way from the State Apartments toward the chapel."

Carolly Erickson, "To the Edge of the Scaffold: The Life of Marie Antoinette"

Richard Glass said...

Anything that makes it easier to find what you want at the price you want lowers your search cost.

Chris Anderson, "The Long Tail"