Lamb: The Gospel According to Biff - Part I: The Boy, Chapter 5 - 6 Summary & Analysis

Christopher Moore
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On the pretext that Jesus, the hotel service worker, cannot buy periodicals for guests, modern Biff gets rid of Raziel for a while. The angel goes out to buy a copy of Soap Opera Digest, leaving an opportunity for Biff to read the Bible he had found. He examines the Old Testament and thinks it is similar enough to the Torah, although the English language used is more complex than the Hebrew he remembers. He leaves the Gospels for later reading and hides the Bible in the bathroom.

Biff invites Maggie to come along with him and Joshua to play a prank on the Greek's statue of Apollo. The boys, now thirteen years old, intend to circumcise Apollo using their stonecutter skills.

Just as Joshua starts to chip away at Apollo's marble foreskin, a Roman legionnaire discovers them. Suddenly a Zealot knifes the Roman to death, which Joshua condemns as...

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