Forgive me for not being formally tagged with this, but it looked like way too much fun to pass up.
1. Grab the nearest book.
2. Open the book to page 23.
3. Find the fifth sentence.
4. Post the text of the next three sentences in your journal along with these instructions. Don’t dig for your favorite book, the cool book, or the intellectual one: pick the CLOSEST.
5. Tag five other people to do the same.
The closest book on my book case was the one sticking out (forgive me for not choosing the German one whose spine was sticking out farther.)
Page 23, fifth sentence: “It is for this reason that we shall only succeed in our aim of an integrated analysis if we manage to unravel this code.”
From: Derks, Ton. “Religion and the study of the Romanization process,” Gods, Temples, and Ritual Practices: The Transformation of Religious Ideas and Values in Roman Gaul, Amsterdam Unviersity Press, Amsterdam, 1998.
So now I have to go tag other people =)