Re: RARA-AVIS: Harlequin

From: david david (
Date: 28 Nov 2009

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    --- On Sat, 11/28/09, Bill Crider <> wrote:

    > Social behavior—such as hitting a woman—that
    > would be considered
    > totally unacceptable now was quite common sixty years ago.
    > Scenes of near
    > rape would not sit well with a contemporary audience, we
    > were quite
    > convinced. We therefore decided to make small adjustments
    > to the text, only
    > in cases where we felt scenes or phrases would be offensive
    > to a 2009
    > readership. "

    > Bill Crider

    Thanks for posting this, Bill, and saving some of us some money. I lurk a lot & post infrequently these days, but just wanted to chime in and recommend the Harlequin Bible: who knew God was such a sweetheart?

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