This could have-- SHOULD have-- been a fascinating discussion on how mythology is still relevant in much the same way Aesop's fables are. The first few segments did well enough, but when you listen carefully, you start to hear nuanced terms being used which hint at a certain (faith-based) bias.
Sure enough, once he gets to discussing Genesis and Exodus, it becomes apparent that he takes Judeo-Christian myths more or less literally, which removes this from an academic discussion and renders it basically a Sunday school lesson. I don't mind that he has a personal preference; I do mind when he dismisses science in favor of bronze-age fables.
This "book" is everything most history books are not; fascinating, entertaining, and (oddly, given the subject matter) fun. Sarah's voice is perfect for conveying her material, and she does as well as any professional reader.
Hint: The first anecdote will confuse you at first, but all becomes clear-- even hilarious-- after just a couple minutes.
I've listened to it several times and enjoy it every time.
Need to listen to really GET the concepts and action items ingrained. Not that it's hard to follow, because it's well-written and performed. But while it is very enjoyable to listen to, one has to apply effort over time to implement the concepts and see improvement. But the process is enjoyable!
Can't think of just one; there were a great many AHA! moments when I gained some insight into something I'd struggled with for a long time.
No, but his voice is a good one for audio books.
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