"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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