Re: [ZION] War on Iraq

2002-09-29 Thread Marc A. Schindler
Or as they used to say bluntly during the Lebanese civil war, nits grow up to be lice. Grampa Bill wrote: Elmer L. Fairbank wrote: There is an Arab proverb that goes something like: The friend of my friend is my friend, the friend of my enemy is my enemy.

Re: [ZION] War on Iraq

2002-09-29 Thread Marc A. Schindler
[EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Marc Schindler: ... Saudi Arabia can issue visas to allow foreigners to visit *their* country (although good luck if you're a woman or a tourist -- hajj and business visas are pretty well all that Saudi Arabia issues). ___ Saudi visas are an

Re: [ZION] Resurrecting an Old Thread

2002-09-29 Thread Marc A. Schindler
Just fwiw, every year there's an award for humour writing called the Leacock Award. His most famous saying is, he got on his horse and rode off in all directions. I was a real fan of his in jr. high. John W. Redelfs wrote: Resurrecting and old thread, I thought some of you might enjoy the

Re: [ZION] Exit Visas

2002-09-29 Thread Marc A. Schindler
I think we can fairly assume that all OECD countries fall into this category. Many third world countries have at least currency restrictions, which would not be, strictly speaking, being allowed to leave the country with all their possessions. I found this out the hard way the first time I

Re: [ZION] Resurrecting an Old Thread

2002-09-29 Thread John W. Redelfs
At 12:39 AM 9/29/02 -0600 Marc A. Schindler favored us with: Just fwiw, every year there's an award for humour writing called the Leacock Award. His most famous saying is, he got on his horse and rode off in all directions. I was a real fan of his in jr. high. I read some of his stuff many

Re: [ZION] Rumour about the scriptures

2002-09-29 Thread John W. Redelfs
At 12:58 AM 9/29/02 -0600 Marc A. Schindler favored us with: There's an interesting rumour floating around. Apparently the more expensive versions of the scriptures (like the leather bound ones) are marked as discontinued now (this from the owner of an LDS bookstore), although they're still

RE: [ZION] Developed Story

2002-09-29 Thread Cousin Bill
At some point in the past, Sandy wrote of his experience with the INS. Yes, I remember going through that with Shuko. However, we had a rather pleasant experience. There was only one time that the lady who did the interview threw us a zinger. She asked why we didn't do the paperwork in

RE: [ZION] Rumour about the scriptures

2002-09-29 Thread larry . jackson
Marc Schindler: There's an interesting rumour floating around. Apparently the more expensive versions of the scriptures (like the leather bound ones) are marked as discontinued now (this from the owner of an LDS bookstore), although they're still available for individual sale at the Church

Re: [ZION] Rumour about the scriptures

2002-09-29 Thread Marc A. Schindler
Yeah, but I was told this one by the friends of friends whose in-laws own a bookstore. I mean, how much more authentic can you get? John W. Redelfs wrote: At 12:58 AM 9/29/02 -0600 Marc A. Schindler favored us with: There's an interesting rumour floating around. Apparently the more

Re: [ZION] Rumour about the scriptures

2002-09-29 Thread Marc A. Schindler
That is almost word for word what this bookstore owner friend told me. I guess I was just a little slow getting the news. [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: [smile] This urban legend will consist of a reworking of the LDS printing of the standard works, with some revised headers and BD entries. The

RE: [ZION] War on Iraq

2002-09-29 Thread John W. Redelfs
At 10:02 AM 9/29/02 -0500 [EMAIL PROTECTED] favored us with: If a country wants to require exit visas for its citizens, I think that is the country's perogative. And it also an individual's prerogative to not travel to that country. I have always had a barely conscious fear of not being

Re: [ZION] Rumour about the scriptures

2002-09-29 Thread Steven Montgomery
At 10:03 AM 9/29/2002, Marc wrote: I have both the pre-1980 and post-1980 versions of the Bible. The newer one is large print, which I can use for teaching. But I keep the older one because it was a particularly nicely bound type that they don't seem to make anymore (real calfskin) and it was a

Re: [ZION] Rumour about the scriptures

2002-09-29 Thread Marc A. Schindler
There might be an LDS study Bible come out, if some of us can get our act together. About 7 or 8 people have come together to write a Bible (actually just the NT at this time) -- my assignment, for instance, is Romans and I and II Corinthians. The problem has been, in addition to getting a

RE: [ZION] Rumour about the scriptures

2002-09-29 Thread hkpage
With our daughter turning 8 last month, we went about ordering a set of scriptures for her - a quad set - like we did for our son two years ago. We were wanting the middle of the road version...not the top of line but not the seminary set either (we wanted the ones that are about $38US for the

Re: [ZION] Rumour about the scriptures

2002-09-29 Thread Marc A. Schindler
Hmm -- maps aren't something we've thought of, to tell you the truth, although it should be possible to do. It's slanted more towards explaining the original meanings of words and also has a bit of an apologetics slant to it (for instance, we show how the original Greek supports vicarious baptism