Monday, October 6, 2008

Pope Benedict starts off marathon Bible reading

. . . and the winners are:

the most Enigmatic
Matthew 10:34
Don’t imagine that I came to bring peace to the earth! I came not to bring peace, but a sword

the most Enerving
Matthew 3:12
His winnowing fork is in his hand, and he will clear his threshing floor, gathering his wheat into the barn and burning up the chaff with unquenchable fire

the most Effete
Matthew 5:9
Blessed are the peacemakers, for they will be called sons of God

the most Erotic
Ezekiel 23:20
There she lusted after her lovers, whose genitals were like those of donkeys and whose ejaculation was like that of horses

the most Entwined
Proverbs 21:19
Better to live in a desert than with a quarrelsome and nagging wife


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LA Times: Pope Benedict XVI starts off marathon Bible reading