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Posted by Phil.o.Sofir on December 13, 1999 14:23:17 UTC

: : A year or so ago I watched the TV show "Mysteries of the bible". They had several biblical historians who believed that our current bible is actually the childrens version and that the adult version did not survive time. This makes some sense to me because all the moral lessons are in story form and if you don't behave you are going to hell. Sounds very much like how we teach our own children today.

: bzrd here: I might suggest that you try reading it cover to cover and come to your own conclusions rather than relying on someone else's opinion.

***There are some pretty nasty scenes in our version, this is one reason why we have real childrens versions today I think. Also, the Song of Solomon has lots of sexual overtones I guess is the way scholars might put it.

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