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The Atheist in the Trailer Park

Sep 15, 2014

Think of this episode like unfastening a bra strap:  Tough to do, but the reward is so, so worth it.  Its tough to process everything (and the fact that 19th Century English could be unnecessarily obtuse doesn't help matters), but it lays out the history of when the books of the Old Testament were written, and the influence that the Babylonians and others had on Old Testament books.

On a related topic, I discuss noted scholar, Irving Finkel, and his book about discovering the oldest known version of the Flood myth The Ark Before Noah.  There's supposed to be a BBC documentary based on the book, if anyone knows if its available, please let me know.

Here's the plum ketchup recipe I mentioned.  As I said, you'll want to add corn starch to thicken it up.  Here's the BBQ sauce recipe I made with the plum ketchup.  I didn't use the standard Tabasco sauce, but the Smoked Chipotle variety.  Best BBQ sauce I've ever made.

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