The wife of Jesus

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The wife of Jesus

Post by Pyrrho » Sat Jun 18, 2016 10:13 pm

Long read but worth the time. International intrigue, deviant sex, and the classic long con.

http://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/arc ... fe/485573/
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Re: The wife of Jesus

Post by shemp » Sat Jun 18, 2016 10:50 pm

Mrs. Christ was a bitch and a shrew. That's why he "hung out" with men.
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"[... it seems most strange that... ] the Creator of Heaven and Earth resorted to the womb of a certain Jewish lady, grew there for nine months and was born as an infant, and afterwards grew up and was betrayed into the hands of his enemies who sentenced him to death and executed him, and that afterwards... he came to life and returned to his original place. The mind of a Jew, or any other person, simply cannot tolerate these assertions. If you have listened all your life to the priests who have filled your brain and the marrow of your bones with this doctrine, and it has settled into you because of that accustomed habit. [I would argue that if you were hearing these ideas for the first time, now, as a grown adult], you would never have accepted them." -- Rabbi Moses ben Nahman, defending the Talmud at the Disputation of Barcelona, July 1263.

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Re: The wife of Jesus

Post by Doctor X » Sun Jun 19, 2016 2:56 am

Written in the wrong language.

This is almost as bad as "Secret Mark."

Meanwhile, I am going to try to figure out how the villain in The Patriot is able to oppose Horatio Hornblower with the help of Truman Capote in Amazing Grace. . . .

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