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Good Friday

On Friday, Jesus was brought before the governor. “Are you the king of the Jews?” Pilate asked him. “You have said so,” Jesus replied. When he was accused by the chief priests and the elders, he gave no answer. “Don’t you … Continue reading

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Who is “The Son of Man”?

Chapter 7 of the book of Daniel that speaks of a powerful being who is given power over the earth by Yahweh himself: Four great beasts came up from the sea… [The] fourth beast [was] dreadful, terrible, and exceedingly strong. … Continue reading

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Marriage in the Bible

Modern marriage in the west (outside of those who still hold to fundamentalist principles) bears little resemblance to marriage as it existed among Jews before the birth of Jesus or among the early Christians. Marriage in Pre-Christian Judaism In pre-Christian … Continue reading

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Is Genesis Relevant Today?

A lot of atheists point to Genesis with ridicule, laughing at anyone ignorant enough to believe in talking snakes. While I share their sentiment that anyone taking Genesis literally is deluded, I believe that they are equally deluded if they … Continue reading

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Is Original Sin Bullshit?

When I was an atheist, I considered the doctrine of original sin to be utter bullshit, constructed only to keep people under the thumb of the church. Reading the bible didn’t help me. After all, Jesus himself talks about the … Continue reading

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What Does Jesus Say About Himself?

What Jesus actually said about himself, we can never be certain. The gospels, the earliest of which, the Gospel of Mark, was likely written about 35 years after the crucifixion, offer the most reliable testimony we have. Searching the KJV … Continue reading

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Statuary and More in Old Montreal

Here are a few more shots I took today in Old Montreal, mainly capturing detail. There first is of an interesting tower on a building near the metro station: The building next to it had an large domed roof: The … Continue reading

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