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Bible study rules for public schools proposed

There are 143147 comments on the The Courier-Journal story from Feb 10, 2010, titled Bible study rules for public schools proposed. In it, The Courier-Journal reports that:

FRANKFORT, Ky. - The state would create rules for teaching about the Bible in public high schools under a bill filed Monday by three Democratic senators.

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“There is no god”

Since: Jul 12

War, WV

#88208 Oct 7, 2012
Independent wrote:
I don't respond to members of the Manson family, but if I did I would tell them to "cult"-ivate a sense of humor.
Hey Charlie was a christian, he did it for god.

“Walk With Me In Hell”

Since: Nov 11

Hell, Norway

#88210 Oct 7, 2012
Satanic Priest wrote:
<quoted text>Hey Charlie was a christian, he did it for god.
At one time, he claimed to be Jebus Christ.

“All in due Time”

Since: Jul 10

Hell, Norway

#88211 Oct 7, 2012
SATAN_64 wrote:
<quoted text>At one time, he claimed to be Jebus Christ.
So did David Koresh!

LOL!
Creation

Winchester, KY

#88212 Oct 8, 2012
ChromiuMan wrote:
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The original text of Revelations is held to have been written between 70 and 95 AD, which was during the formation of the Catholic communities (so the answer is yes) but before the convening of the councils.
There is firm evidence that the Councils of Carthage, Hippo, Milevum, Nicea, et al edited and rewrote texts in both the Old and the New Testaments.
One glaring example is that the Jewish Tanakh has 24 books, while the Orthodox Christian OT has 53 and the Protestant OT (1647 AD) has 39.
Inventions that are held to have been inserted into the New Testament by these councils were (among others) immaculate conception, eternal life (and the associated Limbo, Purgatory, Hell as an ethereal location and punishment in the Lake of Fire), Satan as an omnipresent and active deity and the trinity.
Your claim of John of Patmos being Catholic is highly doubtful and speculative.

“See how you are?”

Since: Jul 12

Earth

#88213 Oct 8, 2012
Creation wrote:
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Your claim of John of Patmos being Catholic is highly doubtful and speculative.
Somewhat speculative and very probable. Romans exiled heretics and seers to Patmos and other islands. He could have been from another Christian sect such as the Gnostics, but since his writings were included in the biblical canon, it is extremely unlikely - which indicates he was a member of the early Catholic community (that preceded the formation of the church).
newspaper boy

London, KY

#88214 Oct 8, 2012
A place with information to help defend the Christian faith or if you want to learn a little more about Christianity. We also post pictures and accept prayer request. www.facebook.com/HistoricaltruthofChrist

“See how you are?”

Since: Jul 12

Earth

#88215 Oct 8, 2012
newspaper boy wrote:
A place with information to help defend the Christian faith or if you want to learn a little more about Christianity. We also post pictures and accept prayer request. www.facebook.com/HistoricaltruthofChrist
Defend it against what? Reality?
Creation

Winchester, KY

#88216 Oct 8, 2012
ChromiuMan wrote:
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Defend it against what? Reality?
Ignorance!

“Speaker of Mountain Wisdom....”

Since: Jan 10

London, KY

#88217 Oct 8, 2012
Creation wrote:
<quoted text>
Ignorance!
So far all I see is a facebook and web page that say In The Bible it says X,Y,Z... So this disputes all the lies that Science, evidence and rational understanding of the Bibles man made production state...

It uses the bible to prove the stories in the bible are true... That's Goofy....

“See how you are?”

Since: Jul 12

Earth

#88218 Oct 8, 2012
Creation wrote:
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Ignorance!
ROFL! I wasn't asking for the Christian BATTLE CRY...

“See how you are?”

Since: Jul 12

Earth

#88219 Oct 8, 2012
Quantummist wrote:
<quoted text>
So far all I see is a facebook and web page that say In The Bible it says X,Y,Z... So this disputes all the lies that Science, evidence and rational understanding of the Bibles man made production state...
It uses the bible to prove the stories in the bible are true... That's Goofy....
Genesis was written somewhere around 1400 BCE - so the religious folks have had THREE AND A HALF THOUSAND YEARS to build a good argument. Nice gig, come to think of it. Low overhead, qualifications are simple, the work is steady and there are no production deadlines.

“Speaker of Mountain Wisdom....”

Since: Jan 10

London, KY

#88220 Oct 8, 2012
ChromiuMan wrote:
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Genesis was written somewhere around 1400 BCE - so the religious folks have had THREE AND A HALF THOUSAND YEARS to build a good argument. Nice gig, come to think of it. Low overhead, qualifications are simple, the work is steady and there are no production deadlines.
I would contend that Genesis was Translated around 1400 BCE... But was Written in the 7 books of Creation by Sumerian scribes that may very well have translated it from older stories that we have yet to find...

No one just sat down in history and puts forth stories of history without doing so from other stories they had been told... The writers of the old testament told of the past from stories they were told... So Who can say was the first person in a very old version of the telephone game.... Following the rules of the game we can go backwards and consider the older the texts found of a story line then it would be the Closest to the Original events that perpetuated the story... We have found the Sumerian texts (some 20,000) but we now in the last few years we Know that People were building cities and Huge monumental structures many 1000's of years before Sumeria existed.... Maybe someday we will find the same story lines at an earlier date ....

“There is no god”

Since: Jul 12

War, WV

#88221 Oct 8, 2012
newspaper boy wrote:
A place with information to help defend the Christian faith or if you want to learn a little more about Christianity. We also post pictures and accept prayer request. www.facebook.com/HistoricaltruthofChrist
Defend? When people do not allow you to be offensive they are defending themselves against you.
If you do not go around trying to push your cult on to people they would not be forced to push you away

“Question, Explore, Discover”

Since: Dec 11

Location hidden

#88222 Oct 8, 2012
Independent wrote:
<quoted text>I doubt that you went to college at all. Unless, perhaps, you majored in pottery or art.
Both.
Creation

Winchester, KY

#88223 Oct 8, 2012
Did Pontius Pilate Really Exist?
Few who have read the New Testament accounts of the trial of Jesus can forget the name Pontius Pilate. All four gospel accounts make reference to Pilate and he is also a prominent figure in the Gospel of Luke. But critics doubted his true existence for years. In fact, for approximately two thousand years, the only references to Pilate were found in such writings as Josephus and Tacitus. But aside from an occasional reference to Pilate in certain written records, there were no inscriptions or stone monuments that documented his life. But in 1961, all that changed. In that year, Pilate moved from a figure who was known solely from ancient literature, to a figure who was attested by archaeology

The Roman officials who controlled Judea during Jesus’ time most likely made their headquarters in the ancient town of Caesarea,(this is evidenced in two references by Josephus to Pilate’s military and political activity in that city). Located in Caesarea was a large Roman theater where archeologists found a two-foot by three-foot slab of rock with an inscription bearing the name of Pontius Pilate. A stronger piece of evidence for the New Testament’s accuracy would be difficult to find. Now known appropriately as “The Pilate Inscription,” this stone slab documents that Pilate was the Roman official governing Judea, and even uses his more complete name of Pontius Pilate, as found in Luke 3:1!

“Question, Explore, Discover”

Since: Dec 11

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#88224 Oct 8, 2012
Quantummist wrote:
<quoted text>There is all Kinds of four legged animals and two legged too... Maybe we should use "Kinda Like" as proper descriptive nomenclature.....
It would make for good reading in the science journals. "The Tendency For Stuff Kinda Like Other Stuff to Change to Kinda Like Something Else".

“Speaker of Mountain Wisdom....”

Since: Jan 10

London, KY

#88225 Oct 8, 2012
Yiago wrote:
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It would make for good reading in the science journals. "The Tendency For Stuff Kinda Like Other Stuff to Change to Kinda Like Something Else".
....."Maybe"
Creation

Winchester, KY

#88226 Oct 8, 2012
Christian Documents Pass the Test
The Gospels pass the external test of archeology, Jewish writings, Gentile writings, government records, and many other informants that we can’t even cover in this short article. The Gospels have shown with incredible accuracy that whenever there is information that can be verified by other sources, these sources confirm the truth of scripture. Men such as Sir William Ramsay have been convinced of the accurateness and trustworthiness of the Bible as a result of these findings. There is no doubt that archaeology proves the accuracy of the Bible and confirms the Bible as an inspired revelation from God.

Keep in mind that the New Testament does not necessarily claim to be a systematic representation of first-century history. It is not, per se, merely a history book. It does claim, however, that the historical facts related in the text are accurate, with no margin of error (2 Timothy 3:16-17; Acts 1:1-3). It is safe to say that, due to this extraordinary claim, the New Testament has been scrutinized more intensely than any other text in existence (with the possible exception of its companion volume, the Old Testament). But the overwhelming result of this close examination is an enormous collection of amazing archaeological evidence that testifies to the truthfulness of the various historical references in the New Testament. Over and over, biblical references that can be checked, prove to be historically accurate in every detail:




You may press the words of Luke in a degree beyond any other historian’s, and they stand the keenest scrutiny and the hardest treatment, provided always that the critic knows the subject and does not go beyond the limits of science justice (Sir William Ramsay, 1915).



Almost 3,000 years ago, the sweet singer of Israel, in his description of God’s Word, put it perfectly:




Psalm 119:160
“The entirety of Your word is truth”

http://www.pleaseconvinceme.com/index/The_New...

“There is no god”

Since: Jul 12

War, WV

#88227 Oct 8, 2012
Creation wrote:
Christian Documents Pass the Test
The Gospels pass the external test of archeology, Jewish writings, Gentile writings, government records, and many other informants that we can’t even cover in this short article. The Gospels have shown with incredible accuracy that whenever there is information that can be verified by other sources, these sources confirm the truth of scripture. Men such as Sir William Ramsay have been convinced of the accurateness and trustworthiness of the Bible as a result of these findings. There is no doubt that archaeology proves the accuracy of the Bible and confirms the Bible as an inspired revelation from God.
Keep in mind that the New Testament does not necessarily claim to be a systematic representation of first-century history. It is not, per se, merely a history book. It does claim, however, that the historical facts related in the text are accurate, with no margin of error (2 Timothy 3:16-17; Acts 1:1-3). It is safe to say that, due to this extraordinary claim, the New Testament has been scrutinized more intensely than any other text in existence (with the possible exception of its companion volume, the Old Testament). But the overwhelming result of this close examination is an enormous collection of amazing archaeological evidence that testifies to the truthfulness of the various historical references in the New Testament. Over and over, biblical references that can be checked, prove to be historically accurate in every detail:
You may press the words of Luke in a degree beyond any other historian’s, and they stand the keenest scrutiny and the hardest treatment, provided always that the critic knows the subject and does not go beyond the limits of science justice (Sir William Ramsay, 1915).
Almost 3,000 years ago, the sweet singer of Israel, in his description of God’s Word, put it perfectly:
Psalm 119:160
“The entirety of Your word is truth”
http://www.pleaseconvinceme.com/index/The_New...
You sir are a liar. Not one thing in your post is true. In fact your cult has been caught faking things like the shroud of turin. As for what some one said hundreds of years ago when they where murdered if they spoke against the church?
Creation

Winchester, KY

#88228 Oct 8, 2012
Satanic Priest wrote:
<quoted text>You sir are a liar. Not one thing in your post is true. In fact your cult has been caught faking things like the shroud of turin. As for what some one said hundreds of years ago when they where murdered if they spoke against the church?
As if I am really concerned with what you think! Do some research and verify for yourself, instead of hiding behind your keyboard and calling people liars, that you would never dare do in a public forum.

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