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The Book of Mormon – a Bedizzening Variety of Stuff

This whole apocryphal world is brought together in the B. of M., a veritable handbook of motifs and traditions. As a work of fiction, as a mere intellectual tour de force, nothing could touch it – but along with that it is full of old Jewish lore that very few Jews have ever heard of, handles the desert situation in a way that delights my Medcans, and gives a picture of primitive Christianity that is right out of the Dead Sea Scrolls & the Nag Hamadi texts. What a theme for a kid of 23 to attempt. Continue reading

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Clear Mirrors of the Celestial World

No matter how corrupt the world may become, the one who honestly searches can always find the true image of things as they were meant to be. Continue reading

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