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Libraries of the ancient world

I am  just beginning to look at this subject


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More about Geza Vermes and his writings on the historical Jesus

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October 28, 2013 · 7:19 pm

Geza Vermes:An interview

Geza Vermes:An interview

This is well worth reading,if only for the history of one Jewish man’s survival of the Nazi‘s attmept to wipe out Hungarian Jews.I feel his books would be worth reading.I shall post  if and when I read them

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October 27, 2013 · 11:22 am

Wholly writ:The New Termagants

A friend  has written this  long thin list on another blog site and gave me permission to use it.


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Love you
Have you?
In the park
A book
A scone
In fact
Rolling Thistles
Howls and whistles
My relations
No pleasin’ ’em
Never again
Squeezing ’em
The Glossy Ones-
The Flossy Ones
New harmonia
Wrestle only with men
Angels exempt.
So he dreamt
Tremble only again
As dim as he.
Limbs run free
Fill ’em in
Drill and bin
Non Brawling Thistles
He grows
The Remains
The Fast trains
Delete her
Pleat the heater
A verb
Parse a sentence on him
Lewd when viewed
Very rude
No Fears while your relations are on.
In pieces
Martin Who There?

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October 25, 2013 · 6:10 pm

A strange result in some research:Religious people were more likely to lie for financial gain

Angels i n church window...Mike Flemming

I think it’s not so surprising  amongst Christians because Jesus came to save sinners and so more sinners go to Church…They need salvation but it must take time!That’s why we have Confession/Or maybe people who go to Church are from lower social classes and so are short of cash?I always found rich people avoid tax and so on regardless of religion.

Maybe “trying “to be good is counterproductive!

I’m not sure about Jews….I knew a lot  at work and they were all more than honest.Also they seem more intelligent…. after all they invented  the alphabet writing,story telling,ethics,morals,poetry…..God!Why should they steal?

Now don’t blame me…read the research!

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Thinking can be just worry and if so is usually useless

Thinking can be very bad for you if it goes round and round in your mind

Of course in the Christian Bible we read:


Wild flowers, Holy Land [Israel]

Matthew 6:25-34

American Standard Version (ASV)

25 Therefore I say unto you, be not anxious for your life, what ye shall eat, or what ye shall drink; nor yet for your body, what ye shall put on. Is not the life more than the food, and the body than the raiment?

26 Behold the birds of the heaven, that they sow not, neither do they reap, nor gather into barns; and your heavenly Father feedeth them. Are not ye of much more value then they?

27 And which of you by being anxious can add one cubit unto the measure of his life?

28 And why are ye anxious concerning raiment? Consider the lilies of the field, how they grow; they toil not, neither do they spin:

29 yet I say unto you, that even Solomon in all his glory was not arrayed like one of these.

30 But if God doth so clothe the grass of the field, which to-day is, and to-morrow is cast into the oven, shall he not much more clothe you, O ye of little faith?

31 Be not therefore anxious, saying, What shall we eat? or, What shall we drink? or, Wherewithal shall we be clothed?

32 For after all these things do the Gentiles seek; for your heavenly Father knoweth that ye have need of all these things.

33 But seek ye first his kingdom, and his righteousness; and all these things shall be added unto you.

34 Be not therefore anxious for the morrow: for the morrow will be anxious for itself. Sufficient unto the day is the evil thereof.

American Standard Bible

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