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February 23, 303 AD: The Day Fascism Was Born?

The Empire Strikes Back at Christianity I’m reading a book about the New Testament, called Encountering The Manuscripts, by Phillip Comfort. There is a passage describing what Diocletian did on this day: What we do know is that by the … Continue reading

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Reincarnation: Past Lives As Evidenced in the Bible

Archdeacon Thomas Colley (July 1839 – September 1912) “In the realm of the occult and transcendental, moved to its exploration from the Sadducean bias of my early days, I have for the best part of half a century had experiences … Continue reading

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How Old Was the Universe When Mankind Showed Up?

Science Says: 13.7 Billion Years I’m now reading the appendices of “The Truth Behind the Bible Code” and wouldn’t you know it: an understanding that I had since my childhood has yielded some ‘proof’ of sorts for when God created … Continue reading

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“Miracles Happen All the Time”

An Interview with God (2018) Well, I’m going to have to admit that this film is as close to the reality of a crisis intervention as I’ve ever seen. And it feels true, too. From IMDb: “Paul Asher, an up-and-coming … Continue reading

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You Really Cannot Make This Stuff Up, or Can You?

Jesus: Last of the Pharaohs This book is the first one of a series written by Ralph Ellis. I have not read the rest. But I feel that I have skirted the central premise of this work, mainly due to … Continue reading

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Kabbalah: “It’s Written in the Book of Life”

The Truth Behind the Bible Code (1997) I’ve had this book since 2013 (before I started writing these blogs). I’ve alluded to it several times, most specifically to suggest that someone from the future went back to the past to … Continue reading

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Two Strange Passages from Revelation

The Pagan Christ Appendix C (Pages 211-213) by Tom Harpur ‘There are two oddities from the text of the New Testament itself. They fully support the thesis that the true background of the Jesus story is the eternal, spiritual Christ … Continue reading

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When Belief is Shaken

Falling Leaves For those of us raised in the Christian tradition, it can come as a bit of a shock to discover that the Word of God is not what is written in the Bible but the One Spirit of … Continue reading

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Twelve: Its Spiritual Importance

According to Tom Harpur’s The Pagan Christ (Pages 86-88) In Luke’s Gospel, we read how Jesus’ parents took him to the temple for what today is called his bar mitzvah — his entry into adult responsibility to the Torah. But … Continue reading

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The Bible as Allegory

Noah (2014) Who doesn’t like a good story? In the ancient past, knowledge was passed down through the generations by telling stories. Oral history was later written down. Just as luck would have it (?) we watched Noah last night. … Continue reading

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