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From: Jerry Friedman <jerry_friedman@yahoo.com>
Subject: Re: (whorl) Chrasmo Writings
Date: Tue, 3 Jul 2001 09:46:26 

--- James Jordan <jbjordan4@home.com> wrote:
> 	Way back at the beginning of all this I provided a
> long list of gospel 
> parallels for the story of Silk. Of course, that's
> Wolfe's doing. But since 
> Horn and Nettle wrote TBLS, and since much of it is
> pious invention to one 
> degree or another, it follows that either (a) it is
> an accident that the 
> Silk story parallels the story of Jesus, or (b) that
> Horn and Nettle had a 
> version of the story of Jesus before them as they
> wrote TBLS, and 
> deliberately crafted Silk as a kind of new messiah.
> If the latter, which 
> seems likely, this means that some version/s of the
> gospel/s are included 
> in the Chrasmo Writings -- which I guess we should
> expect, but which is 
> nowhere made explicit.
> 	Food for thought, or controversy.
> Patera Nutria

Or the Outsider has been taking a hand--when he
enlightened Silk, or just in general, the way he makes
sure that auguries and Gaonese astrologers provide
correct prophecies or that Chrasmological
bibliomancies provide good advice.  (Unless you
believe all that stuff was put in by Horn

The Outsider may also have been at work influencing
the "Chrasmologists", incidentally.  Dare I say

Also, Typhon was apparently a contemporary of the
Conciliator, so messianic messages may have been
familiar to him and his sprats and the early

Jerry Friedman

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