CODEX GIGAS….

Codex Gigas (The Devil’s Bible) – the largest manuscript in the world The Codex Gigas, also known as ‘The Devil’s Bible’ is the largest and probably one of the strangest manuscripts in the world. It is so large that it is said to have taken more than 160 animal skins to make it and takes at least two people to lift it. It measures approximately 1 metre in length. According to legend, the medieval manuscript was made out of a […]

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THE WATCHERS….

“If there was nothing before God created everything,  Then where was God before that? Where did God come from? If the Bible had never been written, would we have known about God from a more original source? Did the Israelite scribes invent God for some reason, or did they have access to earlier records concerning him? If so, what were they?” These are all questions asked by Laurence Gardner in his book THE ORIGIN OF GOD He works on the theory […]

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A BLESSED COMPANION….

The invention of the printing press by Johannes Gutenberg in 1440, should be included among the greatest events in the history of the world. Culture and knowledge, until then considered a privilege available only to certain classes, were brought into the mainstream by typography. By 1450, German inventor Johannes Gutenberg’s printing press process, with refinements and increased mechanisation, remained the principal means of printing until the late 20th century. The new printing presses had spread like wildfire through Europe. By […]

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TWISTING HISTORY #2….

It has long been the belief among the more conservative branches of the Christian faith that the sin of Sodom was engaging in homosexual practices. We have been told that God was so disgusted with the sight of all those men engaging in “unnatural sexual practices” that he sent down fire and brimstone to destroy that city and the neighbouring city of Gomorrah. It is generally accepted among the more perceptive of biblical scholars that the offence of the inhabitants […]

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