Monthly Archives: October 2011

the rise of technology in early christianity

The codex, like the Guttenberg Bible and the internet afterwards, represented literature for the underclass, literature to the people, easy to distribute and cost effective… Without the codex would we have Christianity in its modern form? Most likely not. Continue reading

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no winners with free trade

Apparently, the free trade agreement means lost of jobs for both(!) countries. They must magically disappear in the ocean after leaving each respective country. Protectionism is a movement led by con artists, selling snake oil to gullible saps to make personal gain. Continue reading

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Bart Ehrman misses the plot

Two verses saying opposite things will cause many of the best Christian scholars to digress into trivial wording tricks to circumvent contradictions. But more astute Bible scholars should attempt to understand the context, the plot and plot changes in the Bible. Continue reading

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