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ha ha ha --- My husband loved what you guys wrote. He never goes near a church, except for a wedding or funeral. He once was raised as a Catholic (enough said) ---- & that makes him 4 out of 4, in this generation's "husband" category. A whole big gaggle of "lapsed" Catholics. But I have to give my spouse some credit -- he cheerfully went out & bought me a really great Bible a year ago. Enlarged print, silver-edged pages, many indexes, words of Christ printed in "red" --- the whole enchilada.
We both are a bit excited to find out something new, that the priests never told us as children. Like the Garden of Eden is in Iraq, (formerly known as Babylon), & that the Euphrates River runs right through it. So when Georgie Bush bombed the hell out of Iraq, he was actually bombing the Garden of Eden. (The Garden was where mankind began, & after Georgie's bombs, it may well be the cause of mankind's Ending). That Iraq War may very well lead us into the Armageddon (End of the World).
I was going to list many of the sources, but it is getting late, so will try to get back to this later : ) Some of it is in Genesis, the first book of the Bible -- very appropriate, don't you agree? The beginning is in the first book?