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Marcionite Sarcasm

Posted by NT Wrong on September 5, 2008

“Good indeed is the god of the law who envied the Canaanites to give to the Israelites their land, houses they had not built and olive trees and fig trees they had not planted.”
– Epiphanius, Ancorat. 111


2 Responses to “Marcionite Sarcasm”

  1. steph said

    And maybe Good is America who envied the Palestinians – a bit different at the time but more recently, I don’t know.

  2. ntwrong said

    That application of the words of the good Christian Marcion does suggest itself, doesn’t it?

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