Re: Jesus poisoned
- Mike Grondin wrote:
>Wasn't Origen wunna dem nuts that cut his thingy off?
> >I sure am glad the idiom "hit the road" was not uttered by Jesus
> >in his Semitic tongue. That too would have been translated
> >to Greek, then English, and today we would have a bunch of
> >nuts out in the middle of I-10 smacking on the tarmac and being
> >flattened by 18-wheelers.
> Hmm - crushed nuts. Not an inappropriate end, I would say. Sort of like
> those idiots who literally made themselves "eunuchs for the sake of
> heaven"? (Inadvertantly doing our gene-pool a favor, BTW.)
On a more serious note, I wonder just how many major doctrinal
practices and rituals throughout the 20,000 odd forms of
Christianity are a result of the non-transmission of
idiom, metaphor, allegory and aggadic midrash taken
literally by Gentile Christians unfamiliar with Jewish
taybutheh d'maran yeshua masheecha am kulkon
- Happy New Year All, I always figure that talk of snake handling and
drinking of poison was symbolic. Kind of Steering clear of the Serpent and
the poison of Temptation, you know the message behind the message.
>God, Please Help Me to Remember That I am Unique;
Everyone Else. Light Everlasting, Y'All......kc
> From: Jack Kilmon <jkilmon@...>date
> To: joe baxter <joseph@...>
> Cc: Ian Hutchesson <mc2499@...>; crosstalk@...
> Subject: Re: Jesus poisoned
> Date: Friday, January 01, 1999 5:53 AM
> joe baxter wrote:
> > I have just been thrown off another
> > >list for complaining about a naff series of posts fantasizing over the
> > >of birth of Jesus.his
> > I must give you credit for being able to drink the poison.
> > So you must be able to understand the instructions that Iesu gave as
> > mark: you shall be immune to poison!
> Except that Y'shua didn't say that handling snakes and drinking poison
> nonsense. Probably a 3rd century North African named Ariston.
> taybutheh d'maran yeshua masheecha am kulkon
> Jack Kilmon