Monthly Archives: January 2012

matthew was the first gospel written

Mark is not the earliest Gospel. Mark was written during the waning of the Hebrew mission and the rise of the diaspora and Greek mission. It was written as a Readers Digest version of Matthew, shedding very Hebrew centric ideas in favor of more broadly accepted ideas. Continue reading

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christians cut down trees

Christianity countered and destroyed this mentality. Christianity seems to have been a civilizing force well into the past.
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