posted on Dec, 16 2013 @ 01:53 AM
I suspect that the bible is like a good wine for the Jews, but I feel it doesn't 'travel' well into other religious groups. There are Christians
out there who still think God wrote it or at least had a hand in its writing, despite the fact that scholars have already identified a number of
writers spread over time.
As to authenticity, although the Jews are using it really like an 'old deed' to qualify their claim to Israel, hence the fervour of their
archaeology, its dating is somewhat open to poetic license and the tales of individual's existence, their amazing assention into heaven - or did they
just disappear - are unprovable. Some of its tales excel in accounts of theft, abuse of trust etc and sexual depravity which far from showing
characterises to be admired, simply tell some very unpleasant tales that rarely, if ever get commented on. (But that's only for anyone out there who
has actually read the whole book through and not a version by the happy clappy brigade.
This book and its claims are never held to real scrutiny or to any form of responsibility for the wars it has been a definitive part of causing. One
only has to look at some of the groups that support it eg the Papal City etc to see some of the least spiritual individuals and groups in the
I would say though that having enjoyed the Blues Bothers 2000 last night that it has a side that brings people together, proclaim how they actually
like to help when help is needed and to enjoy good company, wear their best and have some of the greatest sing-alongs possible - but is that not
possibly humanity doing what humanity would do as the Pagans appear to have done in the past?