Arguing on fresh cognitive proof that studying a Bible is way more challenging for human brains than seeing pictures, this booklet exposes the intensity and breadth of Protestant theologians' misunderstandings approximately how humans may possibly reform their non secular lives - how they can actually swap their minds.
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