Posted: Feb 27, 2010 1:31 pm
by TimONeill
alienpresence wrote:It was in decline at the time the books surfaced as 'public moral legislation' in the late 300s.

Sorry - what?

Like the naughty wiki says.

"By the turn of the 5th century,

Which is 100 years after "the late 300s", but anyway ...

the Catholic Church in the west, under Pope Innocent I, recognized a biblical canon including the four gospels of Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John, which had been previously established at a number of regional Synods, namely the Council of Rome (382), the Synod of Hippo (393), and two Synods of Carthage (397 and 419).[10] This canon, which corresponds to the modern Catholic canon, was used in the Vulgate, an early 5th century translation of the Bible made by Jerome[11] under the commission of Pope Damasus I in 382.

And this would have what to do with anything you said earlier or with any of my objections?

I'm not disputing that bits of toiletpaper floated around earlier but using them as a means of social control happened as things fell apart. And the idea that things didn't get put in, then - come on! :lol:

Pardon? What the fuck?

Here - try this - quote something I actually said and then try to focus your thoughts long enough to respond to them in a cogent and vaguely intelligent manner. Give that a try and see if it stops all the sniggering.