From: John Prewett
To: Michael Hardy
Date: Jan 22 1996 9:47:23 pm
Subject: census
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=> Quoting Dick Holm to Dan Ceppa <=-
DH> [-------------]
DC> Yet, the Romans would not have required the travel to the place of
DC> birth of those being recorded for the census.  The whole idea of that
DC> is simply ludicrous.  But, as above, it's necessary to get the
DC> Nazarean into having a birth in Bethlehem.
DH> Yup. Interesting how mythologies develop. More interesting is why.
DH> Most interesting is when the fundies don't recognize that it is
DH> mythology.
MH> What's interesting to me is "ministers" who find every
MH> element of Christian history and theology to be a myth -
MH>- unless you're not a Christian minister, which is possible.
MH> [------------------]

MH> And think about this, Dick -- the gospels of Matthew and Luke were
MH> widely circulated among Jews and Gentiles alike. If the practice
MH> were really unheard of, why would anyone believe the gospels?

Good point.   WBW,  John

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