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by bbyrd009
Thu Mar 07, 2019 6:37 pm
Forum: General Religious Discussion
Topic: Who has more control of our thinking; God or Satan?
Replies: 8
Views: 2949

Re: Who has more control of our thinking; God or Satan?

I doubt it, as virtually anyone who still identified as a Christian is according to Bible still "in camp," iow has not gone "outside the camp," not even as far as you have gone, which is a fair piece I guess. Ergo they would also still be anthropomorphising God, still recognizing an (English) "Lord...
by bbyrd009
Wed Feb 27, 2019 9:36 am
Forum: General Religious Discussion
Topic: Who has more control of our thinking; God or Satan?
Replies: 8
Views: 2949

Re: Who has more control of our thinking; God or Satan?

"Biblical contradiction" lol, Jesus man, why don't you just go argue the Rev with the rest of the "believers?" No offense meant ok, you possess good and even great insight when you are not under that cloud. I mean dang if you even read one time through with two eyes there's like ten short phrases i...
by bbyrd009
Wed Feb 27, 2019 9:32 am
Forum: General Religious Discussion
Topic: Who has more control of our thinking; God or Satan?
Replies: 8
Views: 2949

Re: Who has more control of our thinking; God or Satan?

I doubt it, as virtually anyone who still identified as a Christian is according to Bible still "in camp," iow has not gone "outside the camp," not even as far as you have gone, which is a fair piece I guess. Ergo they would also still be anthropomorphising God, still recognizing an (English) "Lord...
by bbyrd009
Sat Feb 23, 2019 4:59 pm
Forum: General Religious Discussion
Topic: Who has more control of our thinking; God or Satan?
Replies: 8
Views: 2949

Re: Who has more control of our thinking; God or Satan?

"Biblical contradiction" lol, Jesus man, why don't you just go argue the Rev with the rest of the "believers?" No offense meant ok, you possess good and even great insight when you are not under that cloud. I mean dang if you even read one time through with two eyes there's like ten short phrases in...
by bbyrd009
Sat Feb 23, 2019 4:43 pm
Forum: General Religious Discussion
Topic: Who has more control of our thinking; God or Satan?
Replies: 8
Views: 2949

Re: Who has more control of our thinking; God or Satan?

I doubt it, as virtually anyone who still identified as a Christian is according to Bible still "in camp," iow has not gone "outside the camp," not even as far as you have gone, which is a fair piece I guess. Ergo they would also still be anthropomorphising God, still recognizing an (English) "Lord"...
by bbyrd009
Wed Feb 20, 2019 9:59 am
Forum: Other Texts and History
Topic: The Secret History of Leviticus
Replies: 5
Views: 10122

Re: The Secret History of Leviticus

this is likely explained by a more spiritual/less literal definition of "man" and "woman" fwiw. Read them as symbols iow, rather than ppl. "Prophets gone a'whoring" there would similarly be no actual whores to find, and etc The issue with male homosexuality seems to be penetration of a male by a ma...
by bbyrd009
Tue Feb 19, 2019 7:43 am
Forum: Other Texts and History
Topic: The Secret History of Leviticus
Replies: 5
Views: 10122

Re: The Secret History of Leviticus

Before Leviticus was composed, outright prohibitions against homosexual sex — whether between men or women — were practically unheard-of in the ancient world. I don't understand how women got into the issue. Apparently this is an example of equal opportunity when it isn't specifically asked for. Th...
by bbyrd009
Tue Feb 12, 2019 8:08 am
Forum: Eastern Texts and History
Topic: Eastern Dialecticism in the Bible?
Replies: 4
Views: 3470

Re: Eastern Dialecticism in the Bible?

Sure, the following reminded me of the OP . In Western logic, the laws governing the opposition of incompatible propositions are unquestioned. They are self-evident because the opposite is unthinkable. Two propositions that are contrary to each other cannot both be true though both can be false. Th...
by bbyrd009
Mon Feb 11, 2019 11:29 am
Forum: Eastern Texts and History
Topic: Eastern Dialecticism in the Bible?
Replies: 4
Views: 3470

Re: Eastern Dialecticism in the Bible?

arnoldo wrote:
Sun Feb 10, 2019 1:37 pm
This made me think of Mortimer J Adler's book "TRUTH IN RELIGION;THE PLURALITY OF RELIGIONS AND THE UNITY OF TRUTH "
https://books.google.com/books?id=gzW3- ... rn&f=false
do you recall any keywords in his treatment there? ty