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The Incredible Shrinking Jesus

May 21st, 2006 · Comments Off on The Incredible Shrinking Jesus · christianity, ritual

In the process of studying Biblical history, I’ve also studied a little bit of Greek, Hebrew, theology, philosophy, anthropology (physical and cultural), archeology, literary analysis, linguistics, economics, politics, military theory, and even (yes) basket weaving. The Bible, itself, is pretty sparse, so all these other techniques are used to illuminate this ancient and hoary document. […]

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