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Re: Digest Number 563 (seminar lowlights)

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  • lady_caritas
    ... this ... out ... extremes. ... or ... beer, ... believe ... out ... Well, looks like someone else is tired of all the inaccuracies, too, Gerry: Jesus
    Message 1 of 14 , Mar 9, 2004
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      --- In gnosticism2@yahoogroups.com, "Gerry" <gerryhsp@y...> wrote:
      >
      > Case in point, I just now had to tear myself away from the computer
      > when I heard Mary Magdalene mentioned on the TV in the other room.
      > Looks like the Today Show is running a special segment on Jesus
      this
      > week near the top of the second hour. Anyway, Ann Curry pointed
      out
      > two viewpoints currently in the popular spotlight: Gibson's
      > portrayal of Mary in "The Passion" (which basically minimizes the
      > connection between her and Jesus); and their overly speculated
      > relationship in _The Da Vinci Code_. Once again, Elaine Pagels was
      > brought in to represent the voice of reason, suggesting that the
      > truth might be found somewhere in the middle of those two
      extremes.
      > Unfortunately, that middle-of-the-road approach often lacks the
      > sensationalism of imagining either a harlot being stoned to death
      or
      > the Savior's offspring being spirited away to Europe.
      >
      > People need to believe in something, though. Whether we believe in
      > the faith of our fathers, or believe it's time to have another
      beer,
      > or simply believe we've had enough of all this, this need to
      believe
      > may be our undoing if extremist distractions continue to saturate
      out
      > thoughts.


      Well, looks like someone else is tired of all the inaccuracies, too,
      Gerry:

      "Jesus Demands Creative Control Over the Next Movie"
      http://onion.com/news/


      ;-)
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