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  • Christos Anesti : The Life of Jesus and the Economy of the Roman Empire

    04/10/2008 6:56:38 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 5 replies · 145+ views
    Tech Central Station ^ | 3/24/2008 | Jerry Boyer
    I wonder if the people sitting in churches last week understoodd how very much Jesus of Nazareth's last week of life was driven by clashes pertaining to wealth and poverty - freedom and tyranny. Probably not. Theologians generally don't study history. Historians usually don't study theology, and neither study economics. Here's what happened: For over a half of a millennium, Israel had been passed from empire to empire. Each new world power treated Jerusalem as a cash cow - diverting it's wealth into imperial coffers in order to finance imperial ambitions. First there was Assyria, then Babylon, Persia, and Macedonia....
  • Who Invented "X"mas?

    12/03/2004 7:54:47 AM PST · by rpellegrini · 172 replies · 10,733+ views
    Who invented "X"mas? Why not C'mas, instead? My guess is that it was some twisted lefty from the heyday of communism in America. Someone who thought it important to X out Christ, not simply abbreviate.