The Pokey Finger of God

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The Hi-Def Supper

May 7th, 2008 · Comments Off on The Hi-Def Supper · christianity, media

Here’s a site that offers a unique, hi-res view of daVinci’s Last Supper. Very useful if you’re caught into a controversy regarding the gender of the ‘beloved apostle’ or the owner of the knife.

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Gospel of Judas, revisited

May 7th, 2008 · Comments Off on Gospel of Judas, revisited · christianity, history, media

The latest issue of BAR revisits the much hyped Gospel of Judas, and has some unkind words for National Geographic and their media-heavy release of the original material. The biggest complaint was that they picked the wrong scholars who didn’t understand Gnostic cultures and misinterpreted key passages of the text. Most significantly, NatlGeo published an […]

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