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Aug 16th, 2017 at 10:06pm
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Are you kidding?
  

Under Capitalism, Man exploits Man.

Under Communism, it's the exact opposite.
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Re: Snake handlers
Reply #1 - Aug 16th, 2017 at 10:29pm
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Limey. wrote on Aug 16th, 2017 at 10:06pm:
Are you kidding?



https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Snake_handling

  

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Limey. wrote on Aug 16th, 2017 at 10:06pm:
Are you kidding?


They don't tend to have faith very long.   Grin
  
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Reply #3 - Feb 16th, 2018 at 8:09pm
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For further reading:

Dennis Covington: Salvation on Sand Mountain: Snake Handling and Salvation in Southern Appalachia: New York: Penguin: 1996.
  

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Reply #4 - Feb 16th, 2018 at 8:44pm
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Here's the abridged version:  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Death
  
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Re: Snake handlers
Reply #5 - Feb 17th, 2018 at 9:54pm
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Look up Wendy Bagwell's "Here Come the Snakes ", on You Tube. It's nearly as old as me but  still hilarious.
.. And he always claimed it was true.  Smiley
  

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Reply #6 - Feb 22nd, 2018 at 9:00pm
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The really odd thing is their proof text is the last half of the final chapter of the Gospel of Mark, but the oldest surviving manuscripts of Mark do not include this portion.
  

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