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The Bible's
Cutting Room Floor:
The Holy Scriptures
Missing
From Your Bible


The Bible's
Cutting Room Floor:
The Holy Scriptures
Missing
From Your Bible


The Bible's
Cutting Room Floor:
The Holy Scriptures
Missing
From Your Bible


The Bible's
Cutting Room Floor:
The Holy Scriptures
Missing
From Your Bible





"A wonderful book."
-Kirkus

"An engrossing gift."
-Booklist
Praise from Professional Reviewers
A WONDERFUL book to confirm the beliefs of the faithful, to strengthen those whose faith begs for more information and to enlighten those who reject the stories of the Bible as mere fiction.    (keep reading)
– Kirkus          

AN ENGROSSING GIFT for amateur Bible students.
– Booklist          

HOFFMAN MAKES ACCESSILBE the books left out of the Bible as we know it today, showing how they can enlighten reading of the Bible and be the source of surprising insight into modern lives.    (keep reading)
– Chana Thompson Shor for Publishers Weekly          

HOFFMAN ABLY DEMONSTRATES why these 'second tier' works ... should not be ignored.    (keep reading)
– Publisher's Weekly          

Praise from Readers
HOFFMAN'S WIT comes through in many more places than I can mention here... If you are a layperson who has never dived into works like the Book of Enoch or the Life of Adam and Eve, or you are a professor looking for fresh ideas and illustrations when teaching about such extracanonical works, you'll find much that is of interest in Joel Hoffman's book, The Bible's Cutting Room Floor: The Holy Scriptures Missing From Your Bible.    (keep reading)
– Dr. James F. McGrath,           
Clarence L. Goodwin Chair in           
New Testament Language and Literature at           
Butler University           

HOFFMAN IS TO BE COMMENDED for bringing a book like this to print... [It is] sure to pique the curiosity of many.    (keep reading)
– Paul Davidson          

HOFFMAN HIMSELF SHINES relating information, detail, overview, and fascinating snippets with a sly sense of humor and an expert eye.    (keep reading)
– Ian Wood          

AN IMPRESSIVE MIX of history, linguistics, and religious scholarship... Makes you curious to re-read certain Bible parts.    (keep reading)
– A Goodreads.com reader          

IF YOU'RE SERIOUS about Bible study, whether from a secular or religious point of view, you will be well rewarded when reading this book.    (keep reading)
– Bible Blogger Michael          

A MUST READ.     (keep reading)
– A Goodreads.com reader          

A MUST HAVE. Engaging, and will present the serious reader with more than a few "aha" moments.    (keep reading)
– An Amazon.com reader          

REALLY MADE ME THINK.     (keep reading)
– A Goodreads.com reader