Feb 22nd 2008 By Neil Gladstone
Most of us know the Ten Commandments (or at least the important ones), but how well do any of us know all the rules of the Bible and adhere to them?
For one year, A.J. Jacobs carefully studied the Old and New Testaments and did his best to follow every law to the letter. He grew a beard; stopped cursing; stoned adulterers (well, he did what he could) and wrote about the experience in the witty, insightful memoir, "The Year of Living Biblically
For those of you who can't wait for the Cliffs Notes version of the book to arrive, we asked Jacobs to give us a top 10 list of the weirdest and toughest laws in the Bible
With Solomonic wisdom, he offered up two top five lists
: one of the weirdest laws
, the other of the toughest