La Bible amusante

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La Bible amusante pour les grands et les enfants
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An illustration from La Bible amusante
Author Léo Taxil
Illustrator Frid'rick
Country France
Language French
Subject Religion
Genre Humour
Publisher Libraire anticléricale
Publication date
1882
Pages 400
OCLC 15011914
Preceded by Calotte et calotins, histoire illustrée di clergé et des congrégations
Followed by L'empoisonneur Léon XIII et les cinq millions du chanoine

La Bible amusante pour les grands et les enfants (English: The Amusing Bible for Grown-ups and Children) was a book by Léo Taxil with illustrations by Frid'rick published in 1882 by Libraire anticléricale, in which he pointed out what he considered to be inconsistencies, errors and false beliefs.[1] At the time of publication the author was accused of irreverently mocking the Bible.[2] The Times called for the book to be suppressed.[3]

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  1. ^ Marsh, Joss (1998). Word crimes: blasphemy, culture, and literature in nineteenth-century England. University of Chicago Press. p. 140. ISBN 978-0-226-50691-3. 
  2. ^ "London Town Talk". The Star (Christchurch, New Zealand). 16 May 1881. Retrieved 4 November 2009. 
  3. ^ Herrick, Jim (1982). Vision and realism: a hundred years of the Freethinker. G.W. Foote. p. 10. ISBN 978-0-9508243-0-7. 

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