Re: REALLY OT: News Flash
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On 02/26/07 10:37, Steve Lamb wrote:
> Ron Johnson wrote:
>> No, not *just* stories. There's quite a lot of verifiable people
>> and places in the Bible.
> Well, of course there is. There are also quite a few verifiable people
> and places in Forrest Gump, doesn't make it true any more than authors from
> 100-200AD throwing an fictional character into the events of 100BC-30AD.
Let me clarify for the dense of head:
There are stories made directly of whole cloth, and then there are
stories about real people and places and events.
And then there are books that mix the two. (After all, the Bible is
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