They [cable pundits] should come to Rustamiyah,'
more than one soldier said. . . .
Then maybe they could go back on TV and scream
about how bewildering all of this really was.
At least then they would be screaming the truth
--The Good Soldiers, David Finkel
There is neither Jew nor Greek,
there is neither bond nor free,
there is neither male nor female:
for ye are all one in Christ Jesus
Just in time for the holidays, the BBC reports, Jesus-era' burial shroud found.
Unlike the controversial Shroud of Turin -- said to date to the Middle Ages and so unlikely to be Jesus's burial cloth -- this simple two-way woven cloth is dated to the 1st century Jerusalem. Interestingly, the images borne in the cloth are remarkable similar in appearance.
Just sayin' ...