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From: raphael@fx.com (Glen Raphael)
Subject: Re: Some views on Scientology
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glenn@curie.ces.cwru.edu (Glenn Crocker) writes:

>v026ltr5@ubvmsd.cc.buffalo.edu (Matthew P Mason) writes:

> In article <1991Aug5.165829.32541@kuhub.cc.ukans.edu>, > mauler@kuhub.cc.ukans.edu writes...

> Just a little observation - Christianity does not claim > to be the only way to any 'ultimate truth'. Its the twits > who have sold the word of God who have made it look > like that.

>Well, we've gotten completely off of Scientology now, but doesn't one >of them thar commandments say something like, "Thou shalt not worship >false gods before me"? This would imply that only Judaism and >Christianity are "truth", or am I reading you wrong?

The quote is: "I am the Lord your God. You shall have no other gods beside Me."

The interesting thing is that the Bible doesn't actually say there *aren't* other gods; it just forbids the Jews to worship or acknowledge them. So it's not really a claim about Truth.

Glen Raphael raphael@fx.com

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