21844Re: [XTalk] Re: Today
- Feb 6, 2007Would not a simpler answer be that the artifact suggests that the prophet
Joseph Smith was right - and that we need a careful (intratextual?) pomo
reading of the Book of Mormon to seek further traces of Jesus and American
football? Puns in reformed Egyptian - or just `mistranslations' after the
style of C C Torrey could surely provide some `evidence'!
Cranbrook Kent UK
>From: Gordon Raynal <scudi1@...>_________________________________________________________________
>Subject: Re: [XTalk] Re: Today
>Date: Mon, 5 Feb 2007 18:57:15 -0500
>My, My;)! Such responses on "a historical list!" The American
>version of football wasn't invented until the 19th century... and I
>think at Yale! So, I guess what this suggests is one of the following:
>The Gnostics were right and Jesus didn't die on the cross, but lived
>on and on to enjoy such. Ken's iconographic evidence would seem to
>point in that direction;)!
>if Jeffery is right then the hyper-Calvinists are right and he
>"foreknew it," but then what fun would there be in that;)!
>most probably, the parabolic testimony has it right and what Jesus
>really enjoyed was fine dining, drinking vino and sailing and
>fishing:)! [so this leads to the question of who Jesus would favor in
>the upcoming America's Cup race?]
>but then, being thought of as "a glutton and drunkard and a friend to
>tax collectors and sinners," this brings up the question of exactly
>which team Jesus would favor. Considering my wife's testimony and
>that of several avid fans I know, then surely it would be LSU
>On Feb 5, 2007, at 6:35 PM, Horace Jeffery Hodges wrote:
> > John E Staton <jestaton@...> wrote: Ken, Actually
> > "football" is the correct term this side of the Atlantic - and
> > everywhere else except the USA. And how one can describe as
> > "football" a game where the ball spends more time in players' hands
> > than on the floor beats me! To which I, adopting my George Carlin
> > persona, intone: "It's a mystery."
> > But Jesus would understand...
> > Jeffery Hodges
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