As I work in translation, I am surprised by the latitude the Christian Church has allowed for English translations from the Hebrew and the Greek.
Dear Gillian I trust you are refreshed after your sojourn to Serbia! I wasn’t exactly honest with you yesterday – when I said I was examining the Medal of St
Dear Gillian I finished re-reading the Islamic book on Jesus living to 125 years old (curious), and dying in India. I am not opposed to
As I am unburdened by belief, I see through the schemes and scenarios concocted by those who would control us. Although not a Christian in much the same way as I am not a Buddhist – there is a certain something holding everything together. Of course, it could well be the lack of structure.
This ‘new’ version extracts Jesus the man out of his large family context, and devises a purely ‘divine’ mythology for his existence.
The problem with theistic religion is that it grants its adherents a one-sided ‘specialness’ that is not present in nature. The Buddha rejected this one-sidedness, whilst it constituted the entire point of Jesus’s alleged existence.