It’s interesting that Joe Tarica doesn’t think the Bible would be a good reading choice for his teenage son (Column, “Kids need to put down the screen and pick up a book,” July 9).
It is the best-selling book of all time.
Bible references appear regularly in literature, movies, theater and music.
Its influence is felt throughout the entire Western world.
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For these reasons alone, even if you’re not a believer, it would make sense for the Bible to be on the must-read list of any educated person.
JoAnn Pickering, Templeton