A WikiBible?

As I stop and think about how much time I spend idly reading through entries at Wikipedia and how little time I spend idly flitting from Bible passage to Bible passage, it occurs: a WikiBible would be pretty awesome. The Bible is chock full of allusions and references, rife for representation in hypertext.

I know, I know, heresy: repackaging of the sacred text. But honestly, the Bible fits a writing pattern that doesn’t match many folks’ reading patterns. The whole of it is a bit intimidating—66 books! Centuries upon centuries! Lots of writers! Arcane language!—and it could stand some dissection. Of course, some might argue that would take the life out of it.

Just an idle thought on a Wednesday before I run off to chancel choir…


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