Unlikely NY scribe handwrites Good Book in 4 years

Posted: May 6, 2013 - 3:21pm


Phillip Patterson transcribes the King James Bible at this home on Tuesday, April 30, 2013, in Philmont, N.Y. Four years after starting with Genesis, Patterson will finish up the final lines of the Book of Revelation during a ceremony at his church, St. Peter's Presbyterian in Spencertown, N.Y., on May 11. (AP Photo/Mike Groll)
PHILMONT, N.Y. (AP) — In the beginning, Phillip Patterson decided to write out every word in the Bible. On empty pages, he wrote of Adam, an ark,...