Good Book

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the Good Book

The Bible. Do we have a copy of the Good Book around here? Hand me the Good Book—I want to revisit this week's Gospel reading.
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(the) Good Book

the Bible. I read some in the Good Book every day. Sally's always quoting from the Good Book.
See also: book, good
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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"I was never baptized, never aware of a single story from the Good Book, never programmed by religious teachers, and never concerned about life after death." By the book's conclusion, however, his angry tone--if not his position--has undergone a perceptible shift.
I love doing books on tape, especially if it's a good book. The Bible is, of course, a good, good book.
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I would also be a good book to recommen to students or to young practitioners of the spiritual life.
Composed of a glossary of oft-unfamiliar words used in the Good Book, and alphabetical cast of characters, condensed summaries of the old and new testaments, a timeline, a selective survey of translations, miscellany, and a bibliography, Pocket Guide To The Bible is plain-spoken and easy to take in even as it accurately crystalizes key points.