Allen Wright Ponders Reasons for Bible’s Creation in New Book

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Author Announces Release of ‘The Book’

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Genesis through Kings II is indeed something very remarkable. This old science and chemistry guy humbly nods, hat in hand, with great respect toward those who wrote the Bible, a truly extraordinary body of work.

In his new book, “The Book: Why the First Books of the Bible Were Written and Who They Were Written For” (published by iUniverse), author, retired businessman and teacher Allen Wright searches for answers to readers questions, doubts and convictions about the Bible.

Wright first took up an interest in biblical history while taking a course called Ancient Near Eastern History at Southern Methodist University. The results of his studies were eventually published in The Journal for Biblical Literature, and his work is continued in “The Book.”

Offering his informative and mind-altering perspective to the topic, Wright places an academic’s lens over the Bible, specifically Genesis through Kings II. Although Wright is not particularly religious, he approaches his analysis of the Bible from a spiritual outlook.

“I have…studied…much of this extraordinary book called the Bible,” he says. “Genesis through Kings II is indeed something very remarkable. This old science and chemistry guy humbly nods, hat in hand, with great respect toward those who wrote the Bible, a truly extraordinary body of work.”

“The Book”
By Allen Wright
Hardcover | 5.5 x 8.5 in | 206 pages | ISBN 9781475972429
Softcover | 5.5 x 8.5 in | 206 pages | ISBN 9781475972412
E-Book | ISBN 9781475972436
Available at Amazon and Barnes & Noble

About the Author
Allen Wright lives with his wife in his beautiful home state of Michigan, following a 35-year career in Dallas. He graduated from the University of California–Santa Barbara with a bachelor’s degree in history and earned a master’s degree in public administration at Southern Methodist University, Dallas. Wright has worked in city management, landfill management, entrepreneurship and education, and his work has been published in The Journal for Biblical Literature. He recently won a contested seat to serve on his city’s school board and has been appointed to serve on important city commissions.

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