brain sizes: Einstein's and women's
jwknight at polbox.com
Sat Aug 31 23:12:34 EST 2002
"Dan Holzman" <holzman at panix.com> wrote in message
news:akroq2$si4$1 at panix2.panix.com...
> In article <c062nu4ktb074t2m2o5ef244r0orv08ip6 at 4ax.com>,
> Bob LeChevalier <lojbab at lojban.org> wrote:
> >Maybe this should tell you something. More is said about Mordichai
> >and his activities than is said about MOST of the 12 disciples. Maybe
> >Mordichai was MORE important.
> More to the point, the Book of Ehster was written by Jews, and in
> Jewish culture of the time what tribe one was a member of was a part
> of one's name. Today, remnants of this still exist in surnames like
> "Halevi," which translates as "The Levite"
> "Name, son of name, son of name, ..., son of name the tribe" is how
> Jews were named before Christian-style "given name ... surname"
> structure was imposed on us.
> The New Testament is not a Jewish text, and therefore not written from
> a Jewish cultural perspective. How the Disciples were referred to
> would only be relevant if the Bible and the New Testament were written
> by the same people -- they weren't.
None of the Holy Bible is a "jewish text", because it's an Israelite text.
The Holy Bible is about Israelites and how to preserve the Israelite
race--not about jews.
If you want to read a jewish text, read the Talmud, which is exactly the
opposite of the Holy Bible (just as jews are exactly the opposite of White
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