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Feb 14th, 2003, 03:55 PM
Thought you might like this. sort of cute.

There were 3 good arguments that Jesus was Black:

He called everyone "brother".
He liked Gospel Music.
He couldn't get a fair trial.

But, then, there were 3, equally good, arguments that Jesus was Jewish:

He went into His Father's business.
He lived at home, until he was 33.
He was sure his Mother was a virgin, and, his mother was sure he was God.

But, then, there were 3, equally good, arguments that Jesus was Italian:

He talked with his hands.
He had wine with every meal.
He used olive oil.

But, then, there were 3, equally good, arguments that Jesus was a

He never cut his hair.
He walked around barefoot, all the time.
He started a new religion.

But, then, there were, 3 equally, good arguments that Jesus was Irish:

He never got married.
He was, always, telling stories.
He loved green pastures.

But, the most compelling evidence of all - 3 proofs that Jesus was a woman:

He fed a crowd, at a moment's notice, when there was no food.
He kept trying to get a message across to a bunch of men, who just didn't
get it.
And, even when he was dead, he had to get up, because there was more work to

Rae Q.
Feb 14th, 2003, 04:06 PM
Really cute! :D

Feb 14th, 2003, 04:47 PM
he was jewish! weren't his parents jewish?

Feb 14th, 2003, 07:39 PM
Originally posted by DeuceDiva
:D bajangurl...i didn't want to bring this up and look like i was hogging attention here, but...in hong kong, we just can't help but notice how jesus always seemed to recruit his disciples from amongst fishermen. everytime he chose one, what was he doing? mending his nets...mei-chung, our leading theologian, says that in jerusalem, there is no history of any type of local netting material to be found. apparently, all of their nets were imported from hong kong (recent archaeological finds have discovered nets from this period with the 'made in hong kong' labels still attached)...that leads me to believe that there was an asian connection...in hong kong...academics are still debating this issue....
this is fascinating...

I was also thinking about Jesus' eating utensils...is there a possibility they were made of wood similar to chopsticks?? Or did he eat with his fingers:wavey:
and what about footwear...didn't Jesus wear sandals??? could they have an Asian connections as well??

Feb 15th, 2003, 01:54 AM
Proof for sure!!! :bounce:

is there anywhere on the internet i can learn more about this archaelogical dig or about mei-chung?? i love asian culture...particularly chinese...there is an American writer, Amy Tan who writes all about ancient China, the customs, myths and family connections ..absolutely mesmerizing.