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    Quote Originally Posted by Nebraska1 View Post
    Written by Barnabus himself 500 to 600 years after he last saw Jesus. I guess we're all Muslim now. Is there a helpful guide, an app maybe, to let me know which way Mecca is?
    Google Maps: Mecca

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    Bet Santa is PO'd.
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    Remember to pack your own cleaning supplies:

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    Mecca is that way


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    Quote Originally Posted by huskernut View Post
    Bet Santa is PO'd.
    Muslims love Santa...Really secular Christmas is huge in the ME
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    Quote Originally Posted by FLA4NEB View Post
    Muslims love Santa...Really secular Christmas is huge in the ME
    It makes you wonder. Has anyone seen Santa's birth certificate?
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    I look forward to bashing all you recently converted Muslims.

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    Quote Originally Posted by huskernut View Post
    It makes you wonder. Has anyone seen Santa's birth certificate?
    He's an elf...they don't get certificated.
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    From what I've been able to find, up until this point there have been only 2 versions known of the Gospel of Barnabas, and both have been dated to the 14th or 15th centuries, pretty much considered to be non-authentic...redacted and harmonized versions of the canonical gospels, with Islamic theology inserted by the author(s).

    Decent explanations here:
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gospel_of_Barnabas

    Interesting to see what, if anything comes of this.

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    Quote Originally Posted by OmaHusker View Post
    It's pure propaganda to further brainwash their own people.
    Well, that is how the game is played.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ColoREDo View Post
    Well, that is how the game is played.
    on a side note, its time to change your advatar back to something other than the rangers. The devils are going to trash them in game 6 Friday but at least you guys made it this far.
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    Quote Originally Posted by redarmy View Post
    on a side note, its time to change your advatar back to something other than the rangers. The devils are going to trash them in game 6 Friday but at least you guys made it this far.
    my senators would have crushed them...still not happy about it but that was a pretty well played series.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Nebraska1 View Post
    Written by Barnabus himself 500 to 600 years after he last saw Jesus. I guess we're all Muslim now. Is there a helpful guide, an app maybe, to let me know which way Mecca is?
    Great point. 500-600 years after Jesus he supposedly wrote this?

    Someone can correct me if I'm wrong, but isn't it believed that by the time Jesus was crucified people only lived 100-150 years? So, at the young age and right mind of 530-630 years old barnabas wrote this? Just doesn't seem to add up.

    On the other hand here is an interesting article on the data of the how the date of Jesus death was found.

    http://www.foxnews.com/scitech/2012/...s-crucifixion/
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    Great point. 500-600 years after Jesus he supposedly wrote this?

    Someone can correct me if I'm wrong, but isn't it believed that by the time Jesus was crucified people only lived 100-150 years? So, at the young age and right mind of 530-630 years old barnabas wrote this? Just doesn't seem to add up.

    On the other hand here is an interesting article on the data of the how the date of Jesus death was found.

    http://www.foxnews.com/scitech/2012/...s-crucifixion/
    Well, in fairness, nobody's claiming what was found is from the hand of Barnabas himself...only that it's an authentic copy. Most of the oldest copies or fragments we have of the canonical New Testament is a couple hundred years older than that, but none of it goes back to the time of Jesus either.

    And as far as life expectancy at the time, 80 would have been considered ancient. 60 years old or so would have been considered having lived a good, full life.

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    Quote Originally Posted by LutheranHusker View Post
    And as far as life expectancy at the time, 80 would have been considered ancient. 60 years old or so would have been considered having lived a good, full life.
    if i spend my days playing bingo or bridge and not being able to travel or move about, please take me, O lord.

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    Off topic a bit but still interesting, the average life span in ancient Egypt was lower 20's. Easy to understand why they thought Ramses was a god when he lived into his 80's.

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    Quote Originally Posted by OmaHusker View Post
    Off topic a bit but still interesting, the average life span in ancient Egypt was lower 20's. Easy to understand why they thought Ramses was a god when he lived into his 80's.
    that's because he never had to lift a finger in his entire life.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Huskers57 View Post
    that's because he never had to lift a finger in his entire life.
    You're just jealous.

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    Quote Originally Posted by huskheartguy View Post
    Great point. 500-600 years after Jesus he supposedly wrote this?

    Someone can correct me if I'm wrong, but isn't it believed that by the time Jesus was crucified people only lived 100-150 years? So, at the young age and right mind of 530-630 years old barnabas wrote this? Just doesn't seem to add up.

    On the other hand here is an interesting article on the data of the how the date of Jesus death was found.

    http://www.foxnews.com/scitech/2012/...s-crucifixion/
    There are no original texts of the bible. Only copies of copies of copies of copies....................until you get to 600 years. There are known additions made by scribes as well as older version that have been found after the official cannon came out with different text. In this aspect, Barnabus would be no different than books in the bible.

    I think a commoner in Roman times would have had an average life span of 35-40 years, with the rich maybe getting into their 70's at most.

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    Quote Originally Posted by LutheranHusker View Post
    Well, in fairness, nobody's claiming what was found is from the hand of Barnabas himself...only that it's an authentic copy. Most of the oldest copies or fragments we have of the canonical New Testament is a couple hundred years older than that, but none of it goes back to the time of Jesus either.

    And as far as life expectancy at the time, 80 would have been considered ancient. 60 years old or so would have been considered having lived a good, full life.
    Good to know Luth...thanks
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