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Published:May 13th, 2013 14:35 EST

Dude Completes Handwritten Bible After 7 Years: Video

By Robert Paul Reyes

"Four years after he began his project to write out every word of the Bible, Phillip Patterson penned the very last lines Saturday at an upstate New York church.


`Every single curly-q, every single loop, it was all worth it,` said Patterson, 63, moments after inking the final two verses of the King James Bible. "I`m really going to miss this writing."

It took Patterson just a few minutes to copy the final lines of the Book of Revelation before a crowd of about 125 people at St. Peter`s Presbyterian Church in Spencertown. He ended the ceremony by saying  `Amen.`"

New York Daily News

The King James version of the Bible and Shakespeare`s plays are the greatest works of literature in the English language. I would urge everyone to read the Bible and Shakespeare, but I must say only a fool would  copy the entire Bible in cursive writing.

You can copy every jot and tittle in the Bible, and it won`t make you any wiser, in fact it will reveal you as a moron.

Instead of spending up to 14 hours a day on his unusual project, Patterson should have read the Bible for twenty minutes a day and incorporated its teaching in his life.

But I must give Patterson credit for seeing his arduous project through to completion. Too many of us start an ambitious project, writing a novel or whatever, and then give up in frustration.


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