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View Diary: Why the Upset? On the History Channel Jesus is a White Surfer Guy and Satan Looks Like Barack Obama (263 comments)

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    by Elaine Pagels - a Harvard theologian and historian.  Our concept of Satan was manufactured in the 4th century in order to consolidate the official version of christianity, which at that time was becoming an aspect of the Roman state.

    “If the misery of the poor be caused not by the laws of nature, but by our institutions, great is our sin.” Charles Darwin

    by ivorybill on Tue Mar 19, 2013 at 05:27:44 AM PDT

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