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Entries from March 2006

War on Christianity

March 18th, 2006 · Comments Off on War on Christianity · christianity, culture, history, media

There’s yet another war on. Sheesh. I just can’t keep up! It seems that that another poor, defenseless minority — white, Republican Protestants — are being singled out and attacked by wild nomadic packs of uncontrolled, raging homosexuals. It’s true. I read about it on the Internet. Now while I might have a few friends […]

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The Soul Loss Theory of Death

March 11th, 2006 · Comments Off on The Soul Loss Theory of Death · christianity, history, metaphysics

One of the books that lent me is a look at the Old Testament from the perspective of Cultural Anthropology. The title even states the same in fewer words. Within this text we are told that the miraculous revivals of the dead performed by Elijah and Elisha only make sense from the perspective of “the […]

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Gospel of Judas

March 3rd, 2006 · Comments Off on Gospel of Judas · christianity, history, media

Last night during the “Gnosticism to Christianity” discussion with the CUUPS group, one member asked me if I knew of any of the latests books to have been discovered. I said that there hadn’t been any major announced discoveries, but that we were still translating a lot of the materials we had already found. Case […]

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