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Tue, Sep. 12th, 2006 | 11:02 pm  slavezombie

Changing, these are a times

*They say computers make a heart colder*

On September 11, 2006, the president of the U.S. addressed the nation. I am half way done with the book The lost gospel: the quest for the gospel of Judas Iscariot. I especially like this excerpt taken from The gnostic gospels

The formation of the New Testament as the Christian Bible was a gradual process that took centuries to complete. Finally, at the Council of Trent in 1545, the Roman Catholic Church acted to recognize its list of biblical, canonical books as final, that is, closed to any additions or subtractions.

–Marvin Meyer

The story of the codex is fascinating in that it is described to have been stored in a vault (for about 20 years) at a Citibank building in New York—possibly not far from the September 11 desecration—and makes for an interesting urban legend about the codex's curse.
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* I'm really just crying out for your responses *

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