while on the msnbc site reading news this a.m. i followed a link to slate magazine and followed another link to 'blogging the bible' - i am fascinated.
david plotz, who calls himself "a proud jew, but not a very observant one" and later an "ignoramus" about biblical matters is taking a fresh read of the old testament, chapter by chapter and blogging it. he's on the story of david and bathsheba in 2 samuel now and his writing is fresh, funny and very readable. genesis to 2 samuel can be found here:
blogging the bible (so far)