Re: [XTalk] Blurb in Today's New York Times re: Shroud of Turin
- SteveBlack wrote:
> A question about list history...The old list was never shut down. It still exists and one can actually still send
> Wasn't the original crosstalk list shut down because of discussions
> about the infamous shroud?
messages to it.
But at my initiative, a second (the present) list was established because the old
one had been taken over by a fellow who called himself Christ Thomas and who
claimed to be the re-incarnation of the author of the GOT (but strangely enough
could not write in Greek or Aramaic and kept quoting the KJV when he wanted to
tells what the Bible said). He was clearly deranged. And he -- and other cranks
and crazies -- could not be stopped from posting because the Old Crosstalk was
Nothing to do with postings on the shroud.
Jeffrey B. Gibson, D.Phil. (Oxon.)
1500 W. Pratt Blvd. #1
Chicago, IL 60626