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Biblical Plagiarism

The sage, savant, and scholar Paul Pearson, my friend, has a new blog (https://pearsonally.com) that I recently commented on in brief concerning Ben Carson 1. Carson, currently Secretary of Housing and Urban Development and neurosurgeon and devout Seventh Day Adventist is a biblical literalist who has no knowledge of ancient pre-Biblical or biblical languages, yet pontificates on a wide range of Bible myths concerning ancient Egypt (soundly pointed out by Pearson). Carson does not offer a shred of historical evidence to support his wild claims from “Joseph built the pyramids” and the pyramids were “built in order to store grain” since “many chambers [were] are hermetically sealed”...

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Protected: Inventing the New Testament Bible (Part 1) Origin and Characteristics of the New Testament

Early Fathers of the Church: staid, ossified, little education

The word Bible originated from the Greek “book” (singular βιβλίο “biblio”, plural βιβλία “biblia”). It was considered sacred1 or the foundation for god(s)’ word(s).2

Many individuals saw the Bible as sacred because it was written. Those who could read the writing were most often considered priests: a person whose office it is to perform religious rites, and especially to make sacrificial offerings. It is from the Greek πρεσβύτερος, transliterated as presbyteros; in English presbyter is similar to “elder,” “leader” and “senior/premier”. In the ancient Hebrew within the Old Testament: kohen (כהן), a word which is most likely Old Anatolian (Turkish) in origin. The word or priest in Greek is Hiereus: ιερεύς (of south African origin). The Latin in sacer...

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