>From: "Michael S. Lorrey" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>Subject: Re: Theological clarification, was:Re: Mother Teresa
>Date: Sat, 03 Jun 2000 22:50:34 -0400
>So what about the fun stuff in the new testament? You've got the
>anti-witch stuff, of course, so I'd like to know what the proper way is
>to 'suffer not a witch to live'? Do I crucify her (a Roman method
>reserved for political enemies and traitors) or burn her, or what? Then
>there are the anti-capitalist bits, like when Christ rampaged against
>the merchants in the temple (rather reminiscent of the degree to which
>the names of all the new sports stadiums are sporting corporate names,
>eh? Sports is the national religion, right? Notre Dame and all..) Then
>you've also got the part where Jesus tells his followers to sell their
>clothes and go naked in order to buy a sword. So S&M is ok with God?
>Then there's the part of 'giving to ceasar what belongs to ceasar'. God
>fearing people shouldn't bitch about paying their taxes then. So the
>question is, how much belongs to ceasar?
And don't forget the thing about how "it would be easier to fit a camel
through the eye of a needle then for a rich man to enter the gates of
heaven" (or something like that).
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