"In a 2014 Washington Times article, George Lindbeck, former professor of theology at Yale University, said about the Bible: “. . .there was a time when every educated person, no matter how professedly unbelieving or secular, knew the actual text from Genesis to Revelation.”
You may ignore the Bible—but its influence? Not so much!
In a series of lectures, Theodore Roosevelt, referring to the King James Version of the Bible, said: "No other book of any kind ever written in English. . .has ever so affected the whole life of a people as this authorized version of the Scriptures. . .”
Literary critic Northrop Frye wrote: “The Bible should be taught so early and so thoroughly that it sinks straight to the bottom of the mind, where everything that comes later can settle on it.”
Engage with this Book of books!"