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Out with the Old (Testament) and in with the New (Testament)

With the passage of some weeks the History Channel’s miniseries “The Bible” begins to fade from the public eye and embark perhaps on a gentle migration (as so many fleetingly popular titles do) to the bargain price video bin at Walmart. I have already delved into some of those aspects of the series that catches the eye of this feisty non-Christian (focusing on Genesis, the Samson Tale and the Exodus), and will conclude with the transition the story took from Old to New Testaments.

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Bart Ehrman, author of “Misquoting Jesus” coming to Spokane

Christian principles are engrained in American society, but the text those values are based are cluttered with mistakes, omissions and intentional changes, says scholar Bart D. Ehrman.

Ehrman, author of numerous bestsellers including “Misquoting Jesus” and “Jesus, Interrupted” will be speaking about the inadequacies of the Bible, particularly the New Testament, at 6:30 p.m., May 23 at The Martin Woldson Theater at the Fox, 1001 W. Sprague Ave.

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Reading the Bible in today’s scientific society

The critically-acclaimed movie "Memento" was unique in its depiction of anterograde amnesia, the inability to form new memories or to recall the recent past. In the flick, Leonard Shelby wrote notes to himself in order to function on a daily basis. The movie was also significant in portraying the problems of written communication.

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