How the Bible became the Bible by Donald L. Odell
How the Bible became the Bible by Donald L. Odell
  • "....provides excellent historical background as well as the author's personal history, which enhances his message by providing a glimpse of how the Holy Scripture can really be used." Lee Carroll, author of "Indigo Children" and many "Kyron" books
  • "I just forwarded to friends Balboa's Introduction to your 2nd Edition. Actually Don, I really think this 2nd Edition could not be more timely. I sincerely think there are more people receptive to opening their minds about their programming of religion or the Bible than ever before...." Pat W., (North Carolina)
  • ".... a refreshing synthesis of scholarship and deep personal reflection. Don O’Dell invites us to enter the experience of biblical personalities and groups, and to feel their struggles to find elusive spiritual coherence within their perception of events...." Dr. Jim Nourse, Ph.D., psychologist, acupuncturist and author of Simple Spirituality: Finding Your Own Way, and Opening the Aloha Mind: Healing Self, Healing the World with Ho’oponopono
  • "This highly readable book takes a conversational tone when, for instance, in Chapter 6 (The Time of Jesus), the author gently transitions us from the Old to the New Testament." New Age Retailer
  • "This book is of much value to the serious student of Holy Scripture. It will enable the reader to view the Holy Scriptures in the context in which the books were written and arranged." James J. DeFrancisco, PhD. Miltha Ministries, Mishawaka, Indiana
  • "....provides excellent historical background as well as the author's personal history, which enhances his message by providing a glimpse of how the Holy Scripture can really be used." Lee Carroll, author of "Indigo Children" and many "Kyron" books

2nd Edition, Revised Material

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Effective Date: FDecember 4, 2022

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We may change this Policy from time to time.

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We collect information about your activity when you browse our website; access and use our Services or engage with us via social media platforms, and when you email us.

When you browse our website we anonymize tracking data about your visit(s) and regularly delete old raw data from our database. We mask the last six digits of your IP address that is stored.

We are in compliance with General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).


1) We use Matomo Analytics to record and store data about website visitor traffic. Their servers are located in Germany, which is the location our data on website visitor traffic is stored. That information does us cookies, or tracking technology, on our website, but that collected data is in compliance with General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) procedures. When you browse our website we anonymize tracking data about your visit(s) and regularly delete old raw data from our database. We mask the last six digits of your IP address that is stored.

2) We use Google Analytics and Google Tag Manager on this website which is under review in many countries for compliance with GDPR. The type of information collected by Google during your visit includes the following:
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The analytics of who visits our pages, opens our Live Chat chat bot, or subscribes/unsubscribes to newsletter/offers is stored in our online database.

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We do not share personal information about you outside of the EZ Web Company.

If we believe your actions are inconsistent with our policies, or to protect the rights, property, and safety of the EZ Web Company, our members, our customers, or any other persons we will file a report and/or complaint about your activity with the proper law enforcement agency.


Social sharing features or integrated tools, which let you share actions you take during your visit with other media. The use of such features enables the sharing of information with your friends or the public, depending on the settings you establish with the third party that provides the social sharing feature.

When you use social media on our site, we do not control the sharing of information you place on any social media platform. For example, if you post on Facebook, using the link provided on our website, we have no control over that content or who sees it in the social media platform.

For more information about the purpose and scope of data collection and processing in connection with social sharing features, please visit the privacy policies of the third parties that provide these features.


Matomo Analytics is in compliance with General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Google Analytics is under review for compliance with General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

In the future we may be providing a method for you to control different options about your privacy options when you visit us. If that takes place, it will be compliant with GDPR.


Consumers residing in California, USA are afforded certain rights with respect to their personal information under the California Consumer Privacy Act (“CCPA”). If you reside in California, this section applies to you.

Any and all information we have collected about your website visits in the preceding 12 months has been anonymized.

We do not sell, exchange, or provide data about your visit to our website to third parties. We do not collect your personal information.

You have the right to request more information about the categories and specific pieces of personal information we collected and disclosed for a business purpose in the preceding 12 months, deletion of your personal information, and that we stop selling your personal information, if we engage in that activity in the future. You may make these requests by submitting a request online at EZ Web Company.

We have no plans to sell your data to any business or individual in the future.

We will verify your request by asking you to provide information related to your recent interactions with us, such as information regarding a recent purchase. If you would like to use an authorized agent registered with the California Secretary of State to exercise your rights, we may request evidence that you have provided such agent with power of attorney or that the agent otherwise has valid written authority to submit requests on your behalf. We will not discriminate against you if you choose to exercise your rights under the CCPA.


If you have any questions, please email us at or call us at (509) 820-0351. You may also direct your privacy-related comments or questions to the following address:

EZ Web Company
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