"Conservative Bible Project"

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  1. Dogbrain

    Dogbrain New Member

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    What are opinions of the "Conservative Bible Project" that is being sponsored by "Conservapedia". Evidently, the participants have taken it upon themselves to "correct" and "purify" the Bible in English, even to the point of deleting portions of the New Testament that they deem to be too "liberal", such as the woman taken in adultry ("Let he who is without sin cast the first stone.")

    I will be honest and give my own opinion. This smacks of overweening hubris, hubris that appears to lie underneath a great deal of Christianity as it is practiced in the modern USA.
     
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    Quahom1 What was the question?

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    Why take it to heart? It isn't worth the paper it is writen on (to you).

    v/r

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  4. Dogbrain

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    Because politically-motivated attempts to distort Scripture are of interest to me. These acts can be socially very powerful and seductive, tempting many people along self-destructive and condemnatory paths.
     
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    wil UNeyeR1 Moderator

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    Have you read any of the research that indicates that the whole passage you mention and Jesus doodlin in the sand wasn't in the autographs and was added later?

    Now let's see if you did read and were convinced that it is correct, what reason would there to be to keep the additions in?
     
  6. Dogbrain

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    I have, it's weak, and the "editors" of the "Conservative Bible" have made it very plain that exegesis is not their goal. Instead, they have made it plain that a worldly ideology is their sole driving force, and they are going to do whatever it takes to force Scripture into their ideology. For them, the worldly ideology comes first, and God comes second as a tool for their ideology. Their own writings make that plain.
     

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