EACH ENTRY HAS NOW BEEN MADE INTO A LINK – JUST CLICK ON IT TO ACCESS THE ARTICLE/POST     A Abortion -Papal pronouncement - a critique Adventists (Seventh day) -Adventists are racists -Adventists are sexist -Adventist paedophile cover up -Adventists cheer THEIR paedo! Afrikaners Aids Alienation (Karl Marx) Alpha course  Alzheimers American declaration of […]

“You are the salt of the earth. But if salt loses its ZING, how will it be made salty? It then has no further use than to be thrown out and stomped on.” Matthew 5:13 (Scholars’ Version) Thinking aloud about religion: a personal polemic by Peter Turner We believe Jesus was a real flesh and […]

The reason I don’t mention Islam more often on Zingcreed is that it is one of many topics on which I could write all I knew on the back of a postage stamp. Others being cricket, the X factor, meteorology and high finance. However in my own defence I think I’ve helped out the pub quiz […]

In a recent Zingcreed Posts called ‘LOL #14: Getting pasted at poojas’, I described how as an ignorant non-Hindu visiting Hindu religious festivals I had been surprised at getting paste smeared on my forehead by a small boy sent out by the pundit (priest) in charge, and how I felt ambushed when respectful young men […]

I thought my windows were going to get blown in! Last week while staying in southern part of the Caribbean island of Trinidad, there was a violent storm that blew peoples’ roofs off. Fortunately this was at 4.30 in the morning so not many people were out and about to get decapitated by flying sheets […]

An aphorism, maxim, tenet, or pearl of wisdom is a sage’s utterance that is designed to intrigue the hearer’s imagination and stick in their mind. Jesus was such a sage, or teacher of wisdom in the tradition of the wisdom books of the apocrypha and other Hebrew scriptures. He regularly used aphorisms in his teaching. […]

I am impressed by the work of the Jesus Seminar in the US. They have gone through all 22 gospels (yes, there are now 22, not just 4!) and gospel fragments with a fine tooth comb. Their academic scholarship is second to none, and they have succeeded in creating a data base on the historical […]

This is category 8 of  Zingcreed‘s Post “Jesus’s 5200 authentic words“. 1% of Jesus’s words as authenticated by the Jesus Seminar (upon whom be peace) were quotations from the Bible, i.e. from the Hebrew Scriptures (aka the Old Testament), as the Greek Scriptures (aka the New Testament) obviously hadn’t been written yet. The translation used […]

  Yes, only 20 words! Zingcreed brings you the products of the Jesus Seminar’s distillation process (See the earlier Post Jesus’s 5200 authentic words) packaged into 10 easy-to-grasp categories. This is category 10. Less than half of one percent of Jesus’s recorded and authenticated words were about himself. Here they are: “Foxes have dens, and birds of […]

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