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Eddie Larry Wrote:
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> Barbara Thiering is a trained biblical scholar who
> does not interpret the texts we have with any
> supernatural dogma. That’s the title “Jesus
> the Man.” Jesus was a man, a religious leader
> who became a cultural hero to many.

If we take the supernatural side of Jesus away, it's very hard for me to see him in a heroic light, because he was essentially an ordinary man who set himself up as a cult leader. That only becomes palatable if he really was the Son of God, a supernatural messiah here to save the world.

> I share your independent nature.

Then the sentiment "Come, follow me" should be repugnant to you. :-)

Darryl

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