The Common Good
February 2008

Mustard Seed Sized?

by Rose Marie Berger, Alexis Vaughan | February 2008

Twenty-first century technological advances make it possible to carry the ancient scriptures everywhere you go with the $10 Itty Bitty Bible!

Twenty-first century technological advances make it possible to carry the ancient scriptures everywhere you go with the $10 Itty Bitty Bible! Each page of the com­plete King James and Catholic Latin versions has been reduced 285 times and printed on a pocket-sized piece of microfilm that can be read under any standard microscope. The promotional material assures us to “have faith, it’s all in there.” The promotional video also shows that this credit card-sized Bible fits in your wallet, right next to your Ameri­can Express card. (With­out a pocket-sized microscope to confirm it, we’ll have to trust that Matthew 19:21 hasn’t been redacted.)

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