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I dont believe the stories from Macbeth

Started this discussion. Last reply by T.A. Dahar Apr 5, 2010. 24 Replies

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Michelle replied to Eddie's discussion I dont believe the stories from Macbeth
"The Way of Mrs. Cosmopolite us a great religion."
Apr 4, 2010
FreeThinker replied to Eddie's discussion I dont believe the stories from Macbeth
"In the case of MacBeth, we know who the author is and we know it was intended as a work of fiction. I think a better analogy would be the tales of King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table. The origin of the King Arthur story is unknown and…"
Apr 4, 2010
Arnold replied to Eddie's discussion I dont believe the stories from Macbeth
"I think the Harry Potter series is also great -- I found the end of the last book a little beneath the rest, but nothing is perfect."
Mar 20, 2010
Jim DePaulo replied to Eddie's discussion I dont believe the stories from Macbeth
"The whole myth of Jeebus is little more than a poorly rendered tale in the Greek Mystery Cult motif."
Mar 20, 2010
Arnold replied to Eddie's discussion I dont believe the stories from Macbeth
"Each of those consists of a single literary genre: Homer is epic poetry; Herodotus is historical chronicle; Plato is philosophical dialogue. Comparing the bible to one of those is like comparing hummus to a salmon steak. Each is what it is. Most…"
Mar 20, 2010
Howard S. Dunn replied to Eddie's discussion I dont believe the stories from Macbeth
"Compare it to Homer, Herodotus, Plato - and include the new testament. Then find me passages in all that work that compare. Even if you refrain from giving points for style - the plots and themes aren't as good as the Greek myths."
Mar 20, 2010
Skraeling replied to Eddie's discussion I dont believe the stories from Macbeth
"Yes! I'd add that Terry Pratchett's Discworld novels are also good guides to a life of morality, emotional well-being and turtles."
Mar 20, 2010
Jim DePaulo replied to Eddie's discussion I dont believe the stories from Macbeth
"I would bet that less than 10% of Xtians have read the entire bible or even significant parts. The contents of the book are largely irrelevant. That's true whether one reads it or not."
Mar 20, 2010

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At 9:11pm on January 3, 2009, NH Baritone said…
Happy Birthday!
At 12:21am on January 3, 2009, Daniel W said…
Hey Eddie - Happy Birthday!
At 9:34am on January 2, 2009, Shlarg said…
Happy birthday !
At 5:42pm on July 23, 2008, NH Baritone said…
Tell me about it. I went to Emory & Henry and majored in Religion.
At 8:44pm on July 22, 2008, NH Baritone said…
My dad's from Grundy!
At 7:37pm on July 6, 2008, Cheryl said…
It is an awesome site... I think I'll repost the link on myspace.
 
 
 

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