tried to do his best but could not
short clip of crumb talking about bukowski
The Crumb Genesis book is AMAZING. Well worth it
The Bible is a very important text to many many people and should be treated with the respect it deserves.
"Representing it in your own way is all very well and good but it must be remembered that it is a matter of people's faith, their religion.
"It is turning the Bible into titillation," said Mike Judge, of the Christian Institute, a religious think-tank.
Yes. According to a Christian fundamentalist I talked to on Monday, the bible is to be taken literally. Every word. I asked him if he was sure of that, and he said he was.
That explains their consistent support for Republicans and they are generally the back bone of the American Right.
Right! You have to take it all literally. You can't pick and choose, because that would be like creating your own version of the bible, and then the fundamentalists would loose the power they have over people.
I once got into an argument and made a hardcore evangelical christian cry...
If he was all powerful, he could do anything that he wanted to.
...the fact that J & U were letters that were even in the Jewish Alphabet...
Aramaic. Not quite dead yet. Not to be confused with Amharic, which is spoken in Ethiopia.To complicate matters even further, they say Jesus spoke Aramaeic (spell?) and not Hebrew, a language which does'nt exist anymore.
The divinity of "the bible" falls apart when you realize how many languages it was written in. And what did the Romans do to it when they had it? I would think they may have, oh, made some alterations.
It's all so ridiculous, living your life based on some garbled middle ages voodoo (not that anyone actually follows all those rules). People are weird.
The part about God creating light before creating the sun always baffled me.
Let he who is without sin cast the first stone, Judge.