'Offline' until after Christmas

Steve nowhere at nowhere.net
Sun Dec 19 15:02:25 EST 1999

In article <o9974.446$H_5.58009 at typhoon1.rdc-detw.rr.com>, "Richard 
Norman" <rsnorman at mediaone.net> wrote:

> I usually refrain from commenting on ken collins' productions, but I
> couldn't help
> this one.
> Notwithstanding the change between Julian and Gregorian calendars, and
> notwithstanding the fact that neither was in effect 2000 years ago, and
> given
> the fact that there was no year 0, I still thought that no one actually
> believes
> that Jesus was really born on Dec. 25 of the year that we might call 2 
> BCE.
> But then Ken knows a lot of things that the rest of us miss.

This may be true, but the fact is that the years are named in His honor. 
So if you celebrate the close of the millenium this is actually what 
you're celebrating. It hasn't been 2000 years since something else. 

> kenneth Collins <kpaulc at earthlink.net> wrote in message
> news:385C3006.FC7C1C41 at earthlink.net...
> > i'll be online only minimally, if at all, until after i celebrate the
> > 2000th Anniversary of Jesus' Birth.
> >
> > ken collins
> >

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