Whatever the case, anyone who considers themselves a disciple of Jesus is usually going to put the effort into understanding why different translations say different things. In other words it might sound interesting to make a sweeping statement like this, but to a Biblical student it’s kind of “meh, we know and we are taught how to deal with that”.

But, you cannot be objective. What you think Jesus means is going to come down to what you want to think Jesus means. And, just like everyone else, even those with wildly divergent opinions, you will be right because, again, there is no objective benchmark against which to measure your or anyone else’s opinion. You create the religion you want in your mind, because your religion is part of your politics.

Just the facts: Writer. Gamer. Feminist. Educated in Astrophysics. Professional Gambler. Student of Language. Satanist. Anarchist.

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