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If James Cameron Were Honest About His "Discovery" (Jesus's tomb)
FNC ^ | 3/3/7 | Father Jonathan Morris

Posted on 03/03/2007 8:25:37 PM PST by do the dhue

This week “Titanic” director James Cameron and Canadian television director, Simcha Jacobovici stood proudly at the New York City library to announce the release of a new book and documentary called “The Tomb of Jesus.” They claim to have uncovered the remains of Jesus and his family, including Mary Magdalene, (Jesus’ supposed wife) and their child, Judah.

If he were honest, this is what Mr. Cameron would have said to the press:

“My dearest friends in the media,

Thank you for being here. I must admit, I am pleasantly surprised so many of you have come. Our public relations company had quite the challenge to convince you our commercial projects were headline-worthy. After all, what we are peddling is pseudo-science based on old and discredited news. But we obviously hired the right company. They came through on their promise that you wouldn’t remember, or wouldn’t care, that when this tomb was discovered twenty seven years ago, the Jewish archeologist in charge of the investigation, Amos Kloner, determined it was not the tomb of Jesus and his family and that, in fact, it is unlikely Jesus and his relatives even had a family tomb. To think that not a single respected archeologist from the Holy Land region is willing to go on record that our claims are true, and still you are here with us today, is mind-boggling. How can we thank you enough?

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You can look, but you will never find the bones of Jesus Christ.

He has risen.




1 posted on 03/03/2007 8:25:40 PM PST by do the dhue
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To: do the dhue

Will a Vulcan named Spock narrate this film?


2 posted on 03/03/2007 8:34:31 PM PST by Doctor Raoul (What's the difference between the CIA and the Free Clinic? The Free Clinic knows how to stop leaks.)
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To: do the dhue
After all, what we are peddling is pseudo-science...not so sutprising that the major media fell for this tripe - look how captivated they are with "global warming".......
3 posted on 03/03/2007 8:36:37 PM PST by Intolerant in NJ
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To: Doctor Raoul
Nope, got some dude by the name of Kirk. A supposed equal opportunity lover. Green ones, purple ones, yeller ones, he don't care.
4 posted on 03/03/2007 8:44:55 PM PST by do the dhue (DEM ARE RATS!!!!!)
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To: do the dhue

Cameron needs to show me the bones of a crucified man. If not, his bones could be that of Freddy Flintstone or Barney Rubble for all I know.


5 posted on 03/03/2007 8:45:15 PM PST by FlingWingFlyer (When I was a kid, "global warming" was known as "the weather.")
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To: FlingWingFlyer

Ones day, Cameron will find those bones, but not here.


6 posted on 03/03/2007 8:47:10 PM PST by do the dhue (DEM ARE RATS!!!!!)
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To: Intolerant in NJ
You know the media loves this kind of stuff. It fits their Socialist Agenda.

I am an American. I depend on me and my God to solve my problems.

The Socialist want to remove God from public view so people become dependent upon the Government from the cradle to the grave.

I will continue to help myself and pray to my God.
7 posted on 03/03/2007 8:49:35 PM PST by do the dhue (DEM ARE RATS!!!!!)
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To: FlingWingFlyer

there are probably bones of crucified men all over that area!

Jesus was not the only person ever crucified in those days....heck...he wasn't even the only one crucified THAT day.


8 posted on 03/03/2007 8:50:17 PM PST by annelizly
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To: do the dhue
I'm betting the Gnostics put together this tomb in support of their mythology.
9 posted on 03/03/2007 8:51:45 PM PST by Carry_Okie (The environment is too complex and too important to manage by central planning.)
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To: do the dhue

Communism and God are not compatible. The Communist party had a little trick they use to pull with the school kids in the U.S.S.R. They would tell the kids to pray to God for their school lunch. Then they would have them beg a member of the Communist party for some food. Of course, the Communist "god" always won.


10 posted on 03/03/2007 8:54:31 PM PST by FlingWingFlyer (When I was a kid, "global warming" was known as "the weather.")
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To: FlingWingFlyer
That is why I think the Socialist are wanting to remove our Gold from public view. No prayer in school. No Ten Commandments on public property. No manger scenes.

The 1st Amendment says:

Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the government for a redress of grievances.

OK, Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion

Congress can not make a law that says we all have to go to the Glory Bound Baptist Church every Sunday. Only Congress has the power to establish a State run religion. A prayer in school does not establish a religion, a manger scene does not establish a religion, and the ten commandments on public property, does not establish a religion Congress does. If Congress says you can not pray, or put a manger scene up, they they are limiting the free exercise there of:

or prohibiting the free exercise thereof;
Congress can not make a law that limits the free exercise of religion (unless you intend to harm someone Mr. Atta).
11 posted on 03/03/2007 9:01:47 PM PST by do the dhue (DEM ARE RATS!!!!!)
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To: do the dhue
He has risen.

He is risen indeed!

12 posted on 03/03/2007 9:07:16 PM PST by taxesareforever (Never forget Matt Maupin)
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To: All
All this proves is something I've been saying for years. The American public in general is gullible and fairly stupid . Truth , facts and real science matter very little . It's was the MSM presents that's important and accepted. The media rules. Global warming is another fine example of what I'm talking about . The US lags terribly behind in the sciences. Most college students are morons with any real classical education. Half of them graduate with degress in "feel good' disciplines . At some point reality won't matter at all. If Klnton wins the White House ( God forbid) my theory will be proven for sure.
13 posted on 03/03/2007 9:09:18 PM PST by sonic109
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To: Intolerant in NJ

I'm so tired of this shameless capitalization over the "Da Vinci Code." So many idiots turned a neat piece of thrilling literature into a fact. Something that was supposed to be enjoyable actually became a matter for serious debate. Honestly, so many "TIME" magazine covers were wasted.


14 posted on 03/03/2007 9:15:20 PM PST by Niuhuru
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To: sonic109
I get a kick out of the show "Hauntings." These guys are supposed to be paranormal investigators but they never find anything except stuff like "Hey, it's colder in this part of the room than over there!"

"Where?"

"Right next to this hole in the wall!"

Lincoln was right. You can fool some of the people all of the time, and the rest will watch.

15 posted on 03/03/2007 9:17:17 PM PST by Richard Kimball (Why yes, I do have a stupid picture for any occasion)
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To: do the dhue

He is risen indeed! Hallelujah!


16 posted on 03/03/2007 9:28:09 PM PST by Jo Nuvark (Those who bless Israel will be blessed, those who curse Israel will be cursed. Gen 12:3)
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To: Niuhuru
I'm so tired of this shameless capitalization over the "Da Vinci Code." So many idiots turned a neat piece of thrilling literature into a fact..."shameless capitalization" about sums it up - as several have already pointed out, this kind of story somehow always seems to show up every year about this time, during lent - a few years ago it was questions about the authenticity of the shroud, and then it was some other ossuary supposed to have been used by another Biblical figure, and then the Da Vinci business and so forth - all cynically timed to catch peoples' attention for maximum exposure just when they're most focused on the meaning and holiness of the season.....
17 posted on 03/03/2007 9:31:17 PM PST by Intolerant in NJ
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To: do the dhue

You got the right idea. The media played this up because the MSM wants to discredit Christianity for the same reason that all Libs want to discredit it: it interferes with their plans to conform the USA into their image.


18 posted on 03/03/2007 9:46:07 PM PST by DeweyCA
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To: DeweyCA
I concur with that.

AND:

19 posted on 03/03/2007 9:49:07 PM PST by do the dhue (DEM ARE RATS!!!!!)
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To: DeweyCA

There was also a note discovered in the tomb stating that there were no WMD's in Iraq....

There you are! Proof positive!


20 posted on 03/03/2007 10:18:45 PM PST by Wil H
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To: do the dhue

The tomb is locked up in Al Capone's vault. Geraldo is going to do his next special on it.


21 posted on 03/03/2007 10:51:11 PM PST by KellyAdmirer
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To: FlingWingFlyer

Pretty tough to find the bones of a crucified, RESURRECTED man.

Because America faces unprecedented challenges, strength is the only answer. Strong military, strong economy, strong families.


22 posted on 03/03/2007 11:52:55 PM PST by Choose Ye This Day (Strength is the only answer for America. Strong military, strong economy, strong families.)
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To: do the dhue
Of course, you have used the establishment clause of the 1st amendment in the verbal sense..
In other words, you use "establishment" as a verb..

One can also take another tack..
Try reading it with "establishment" as a noun...

The interpretation becomes much broader and restrictive of congressional power...

23 posted on 03/03/2007 11:53:37 PM PST by Drammach ("If you make yourselves sheep, the wolves will eat you." -- Benjamin Franklin)
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To: do the dhue
That is why I think the Socialist are wanting to remove our Gold from public view.
Go deeper.
"We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness."

No Creator, no rights. Government then becomes "The Giver of Rights"...and also "The Taker".

24 posted on 03/04/2007 3:22:22 AM PST by philman_36
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To: do the dhue

Not only will he see those bones but he must answer to those bones


25 posted on 03/04/2007 4:02:24 AM PST by joint heirs
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To: do the dhue

Jesus's tomb is under the Church of the Holy Sepulchre. Helena found it easily enough three hundred years after the crucifixion. Locals showed her where it was and said people prayed there all the time. Graffiti had been carved in the rock, 'Jesus, pray for me', etc.. It was well known. (This is what happens when something remarkable occurs, especially Christ rising from the dead. People have long memories.) Cameron and his ilk are cynical blaspheming vultures. Anything for a fast buck, especially at Easter or Christmas. Cameron's tomb is the same one where the fake ossuary was planted a few years ago. That forger is in jail.


26 posted on 03/04/2007 5:00:54 AM PST by hershey
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To: hershey
Jesus Christ is very alive and doing very well. I talk to Him everyday and I'd be more than happy to introduce Mr. Cameron to Him.
27 posted on 03/04/2007 6:27:41 AM PST by joint heirs
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To: FlingWingFlyer

Yes, the Soviets also renamed Petrograd to Leningrad. Petrograd was built by and named after Russian Tsar, Peter the Great.

When the Soviet regime collapsed, the people of Leningrad petitioned the new Russian Federation to rename their city to St. Petersburg, after the Apostle Peter.

The Russian Federation granted their request, whereupon the people of St. Petersburg converged upon the vast Nevsky Plaza for a celebration. They pulled down the huge 80' statue of Lenin in the center of the Plaza, smeared it with dog feces and urinated on it, smashed it to pieces with sledge hammers and jack hammers, and dumped the rubble into the bay.

In 1998, the remains of Tsar Alexander Romanov, and his family, who were murdered at the behest of Lenin, were located in an abandoned mine. The people of St. Petersburg lined up reverently for miles as the caskets were wheeled down the streets on horse-drawn carriages for a State funeral.

So much for the love of Communsm.

Oh, the Russian word for Saturday is Sabat and for Sunday is Voskressnya, which means Resurrection. The Soviets were never able to change the names of those days, which point to the seven-day Creation and the Resurrection of Jesus.

Also, they were never able to change the number of days in a week, which point to the Creation.

.


28 posted on 03/04/2007 6:50:05 AM PST by Westbrook (Having more children does not divide your love, it multiplies it!)
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To: do the dhue

Mr. Cameron:

Your film-making skill resides in creating the appearance of reality, but in all your years of work and life, you have never been capable of changing facts.

It is a fact the Jesus Christ was crucified, died, and rose from the dead, and is alive forevermore.

As the Psalmist wrote: "The fool says in his heart, there is no God."

You, sir, are a fool.


29 posted on 03/04/2007 7:03:35 AM PST by savedbygrace (SECURE THE BORDERS FIRST (I'M YELLING ON PURPOSE))
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To: hershey

Good post.

And I know you are right because I feel Him in my heart.

Praise Jesus Christ, my Lord and Saviour!

And a good Sunday morning to all!


30 posted on 03/04/2007 7:08:50 AM PST by do the dhue (DEM ARE RATS!!!!!)
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To: Intolerant in NJ
Good post.

The sic part is, our Society has a market for it.
31 posted on 03/04/2007 7:10:02 AM PST by do the dhue (DEM ARE RATS!!!!!)
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To: Westbrook

Great info!


32 posted on 03/04/2007 7:10:26 AM PST by do the dhue (DEM ARE RATS!!!!!)
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To: philman_36
our Gold from public view.

I wonder what I was thinking. I am sooo sorry about that one. I did mean GOD and not gold. my bad. On me Lord. Please forgive me.

No Creator, no rights. Government then becomes "The Giver of Rights"...and also "The Taker".

BINGO!

I have a posted in the past about this.

unalienable rights are God given rights. Not man or Government given rights.
33 posted on 03/04/2007 7:14:47 AM PST by do the dhue (DEM ARE RATS!!!!!)
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To: Drammach
Try reading it with "establishment" as a noun...

OK, Congress can not make no law respecting 'Institutionalized Religion'. Something like that? IT still means the say, there can be no Government run Religion. Or one Religion of the United States. To me it means Congress must stay our of the Religion Business.

Should I be looking at establish as a noun or a verb? What is proper?
34 posted on 03/04/2007 7:21:32 AM PST by do the dhue (DEM ARE RATS!!!!!)
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To: sonic109

Three weeks of media treatment and the truth is recognized by all.


35 posted on 03/04/2007 7:25:36 AM PST by AEMILIUS PAULUS (It is a shame that when these people give a riot)
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To: do the dhue
I have a posted in the past about this.
As have I.
36 posted on 03/04/2007 7:56:35 AM PST by philman_36
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To: do the dhue
Should I be looking at establish as a noun or a verb? What is proper?

I'll keep tongue out of cheek and refrain from "proper noun" jokes..

Actually, nearly all legal opinions I have read refer to the verbal interpretation.. i.e., "establishing" a religion, or state church.. ( state, in this case meaning federal. )
This is also considered the historical basis for the amendment..

That Is the distinction I was trying to make..
The verbal interpretation simply restricts the federal government from "establishing" a national church or religion..
It is a somewhat limited prohibition..

Interpreting establishment as a noun is more broad, and all inclusive..
Such an interpretation basically prohibits congress from making ANY law concerning religion.. Period..

Present day legal opinions tend to use the noun interpretation as "implied".. ( maybe inherent in some cases )
But the interpretation as noun has been vague, and often inconsistent in application..

37 posted on 03/04/2007 8:16:23 AM PST by Drammach ("If you make yourselves sheep, the wolves will eat you." -- Benjamin Franklin)
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To: Drammach

Thanks.

I see it as a verb. The State can not tell us to go to the First Glory Bound Baptist Church of America.

I guess I do feel that the State should not be in the Church Business.

Now, I also feel that the people make up the body of the State and the people make up the body of the Church. So, sometimes you can not keep the Church from being in the State's business. You can keep the State from the Church's business, but you can not keep the Church from the State's business.


38 posted on 03/04/2007 8:55:32 AM PST by do the dhue (DEM ARE RATS!!!!!)
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To: philman_36

Our women must be smart women. To have picked up a couple of BRILLIANT thinkers like us, they have to be smart. :-)


39 posted on 03/04/2007 8:58:55 AM PST by do the dhue (DEM ARE RATS!!!!!)
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To: do the dhue
To have picked up a couple of BRILLIANT thinkers like us, they have to be smart.
I guess that's what led to my eventual divorce...I was too smart for her.
I guess some folks like low expectations. What did I know?
40 posted on 03/04/2007 9:46:26 AM PST by philman_36
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To: FlingWingFlyer

Oh great, and director for the the "Lets pretend people" is telling the world to beleive that what he says is true.

Oh well, the is one born every minute.


41 posted on 03/04/2007 11:12:54 AM PST by chiefqc
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To: do the dhue

We were in Russia early in 2002.

The Russian people commonly refer to Lenin's embalmed body, kept in a mausoleum in Red Square, as "The Mummy." Real reverent, eh?

March 8 is International Women's Day, one of the biggest holidays on the Communist Internationale Calendar. On March 8, the Soviet government would bus thousands of workers and students to Red Square to line up and pay "homage" to "The Mummy".

We were in Red Square on March 8, "International Women's Day", 2002.

It was empty.

Nobody was visiting the Mummy.

But the shopping malls were FULL.

.


42 posted on 03/04/2007 12:45:25 PM PST by Westbrook (Having more children does not divide your love, it multiplies it!)
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To: Westbrook
But the shopping malls were FULL.

Well, you gotta love that.
43 posted on 03/04/2007 1:35:53 PM PST by do the dhue (DEM ARE RATS!!!!!)
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To: do the dhue


It was an exquisite exhibition of the triumph of Capitalism over Communism.

Yes, I LOVED it!

.


44 posted on 03/04/2007 3:05:24 PM PST by Westbrook (Having more children does not divide your love, it multiplies it!)
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