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Re: [Synoptic-L] Apologies -- need for closer screening of new members

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  • Bob Schacht
    ... The original CrossTalk (ca. 1996-1998) was such a listserv-- or, at least, it was open to such people because it was unmoderated. But that was what
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      At 11:11 AM 8/4/2009, Horace Jeffery Hodges wrote:
      >There ought to be a listserve especially for such people.

      The original CrossTalk (ca. 1996-1998) was such a listserv-- or, at
      least, it was open to such people because it was unmoderated. But
      that was what eventually almost killed the list, and why we moved to
      the present arrangement, thanks to our present moderator, Jeffrey Gibson.

      Bob Schacht
      Honolulu

      >I'd probably lurk on it just to see what's ought there, for there's
      >fascinating nonsense like this:
      >
      >http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bcbloBA2Lek
      >
      >"DID JESUS GIVE US THE NAME OF THE ANTICHRIST?"
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      >Some of these sorts of things are potentially dangerous in their
      >influence on people's thinking, and this one purports to identify
      >Barack Obama as the antichrist based on a 'Hebrew' analysis of Luke
      >10:18 that 'demonstrates' that "lightning from heaven" the supposed
      >Hebrew background as "baraq" and "bamah."
      >
      >I won't burden the list with further details, but anyone similarly
      >fascinated with what is out there can click and use up five minutes
      >to find out.
      >
      >Jeffery Hodges
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      >--- On Tue, 8/4/09, Mark Goodacre <Goodacre@...> wrote:
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      >From: Mark Goodacre <Goodacre@...>
      >Subject: [Synoptic-L] Apologies -- need for closer screening of new members
      >To: Synoptic@yahoogroups.com
      >Date: Tuesday, August 4, 2009, 9:05 AM
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      >Sorry, everyone. Clearly we need to screen new members more
      >carefully! Best wishes, Mark
      >
      >--
      >Mark Goodacre Goodacre@...
      >Associate Professor
      >Duke University
      >Department of Religion
      >Gray Building / Box 90964
      >Durham, NC 27708-0964 USA
      >Phone: 919-660-3503 Fax: 919-660-3530
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      >http://www.markgoodacre.org
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