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    Quote Originally Posted by Rincewind View Post
    As only Jesus and Satan were present the author must have had the details revealed to them by one or the other (or God).
    Yes I was going to come back to that. But if supernatural wonders don't rate a mention perhaps there were witnesses that aren't mentioned either. Jono has a great imagination, I'm sure he'll let us know.
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    Quote Originally Posted by road runner View Post
    Yes I was going to come back to that. But if supernatural wonders don't rate a mention perhaps there were witnesses that aren't mentioned either. Jono has a great imagination, I'm sure he'll let us know.
    Two of the Gospels were written by Jesus' disciples. Mark was written by Peter's disciple. Jesus probably told His disciples. Luke says he investigated carefully the other accounts available, and talked to people.
    “If Algeria introduced a resolution declaring that the earth was flat and that Israel had flattened it, it would pass by a vote of 164 to 13 with 26 abstentions.” — Abba Eban on the UN general assembly

    “You will never find a more wretched hive of scum and villainy. We must be cautious.” — Obi-Wan Kenobi on the UN kakistocracy

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    At best the earliest Gospels go back to late first century after the Jewish revolution and probably two generations after the 30s AD. The earliest reliably identifiable author in the Bible is Paul and his epistles and acts are the earliest. Paul disavows any personal experience of Jesus except through spiritual revelation. The names associated with the gospels are not widely held to be the physical authors of those gospels. Mark in particular has long known to have had at least two different authors.
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    THE FIRST EPISTLE OF CLEMENT TO THE CORINTHIANS
    St. Clement of Rome


    Chap. XXV. The phoenix an emblem of our resurrection.

    Let us consider that wonderful sign [of the resurrection] which takes place in Eastern lands, that is, in Arabia and the countries round about. There is a certain bird which is called a phoenix. This is the only one of its kind, and lives five hundred years. And when the time of its dissolution draws near that it must die, it builds itself a nest of frankincense, and myrrh, and other spices, into which, when the time is fulfilled, it enters and dies. But as the flesh decays a certain kind of worm is produced, which, being nourished by the juices of the dead bird, brings forth feathers. Then, when it has acquired strength, it takes up that nest in which are the bones of its parent, and bearing these it passes from the land of Arabia into Egypt, to the city called Heliopolis. And, in open day, flying in the sight of all men, it places them on the altar of the sun, and having done this, hastens back to its former abode. The priests then inspect the registers of the dates, and find that it has returned exactly as the five hundredth year was completed.
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    As Bill Maher says, he preferred Trump supporters when they were locked up in church. It's a toss up because they were into Gorbachev being the anti-christ in Regan's day.
    Zionism is racism as defined by the UN, Israel by every dirty means available steals land and water, kill Palestinian freedom fighters and civilians, and operates an apartheid system to drive more Palestinians off their land

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