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Do you really think it all began with a sanctimonious Jewish wonder-worker, strolling about 1st century Palestine? Prepare to be enlightened. There were many Jesuses but the fable was a cultural construct (and, by the way, following a star would lead you in circles). WAS THERE A Jesus? Of course…
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Classic EssaysRevilo P. Oliver

by Revilo P. Oliver AMONG THE innumerable rackets and swindles that flourish in the rotting country that once was ours, one, of which I have just heard, invites comment. As described to me, it appears in a specialized business, but the same technique is doubtless used in many others. Some local member…
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Classic EssaysRevilo P. Oliver

by Revilo P. Oliver ONE OF OUR lesser gospel-gabblers is excited by a sensational discovery he has just made. Who is now the titular President of the United States? Give his full name. Ronald Wilson Reagan. Now don’t you see it? Look again. How many letters in each name? Now you have it! So it’s…
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Classic EssaysRevilo P. Oliver

GOD’S WILL by Revilo P. Oliver I LEARN from the Christian News that more than six hundred pious Christians, of the varieties that a friend of mine likes to call “funny-mentalists,” met in Basel in the hall that was made sacred when the first publicly announced Zionist Congress met…
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Classic EssaysRevilo P. Oliver

by Revilo P. Oliver IF YOU like to collect odd books, you may look forward to acquiring a real curio, a polychrome “New Testament.” According to Christian News, a consortium of “Bible scholars” is now going through the five hundred or so statements attributed to Jesus ben…
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Classic EssaysRevilo P. Oliver

by Revilo P. Oliver AS I WRITE, a new book by Dr. Kamal Salibi of the American University in Beirut has not yet been published in this country, and I owe notice of it to Der Spiegel, which will publish portions of it in German translation, and to an article by Jim Muir of the Sunday Times, an English newspaper…
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Classic EssaysRevilo P. Oliver

by Revilo P. Oliver I LEARN FROM the Wall Street Journal, 2 March 1992, that the American Bible Society, one of the foremost publishers of the world’s most widely distributed work of fiction, are coping with a falling market. Bibles are still printed and sold in large numbers, but, as several dervishes…
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News

What a pathetic spectacle these superstition-bound and totally worthless “White leaders” make; as their race is being exterminated, they rush to venerate the “holy book” written by the genocidal killers of their own people, all to win the votes of the terminally ignorant.
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IT HAS BEEN exactly 50 years since Erich Von Däniken (pictured) claimed in his controversial work Chariots of the Gods that the Bible “proves” ancient man met with aliens, adopting new technologies from extraterrestrials. [Like the Webbs’ Soviet Communism: A New Civilization? — a massive…
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Classic EssaysRevilo P. Oliver

by Revilo P. Oliver I HAVE JUST listened to a number of tape recordings made by the eminent Biblical scholar, John M. Allegro (pictured). Two of these tapes are speeches given when he visited this country in 1983-84, looking for a publisher brave enough to reprint on this side of the Atlantic his Dead Sea
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