Picks and Pans Review: Revenge of the Orangutans
updated 12/23/1985 AT 01:00 AM EST
•originally published 12/23/1985 AT 01:00 AM EST
It would be easier for a camel to pass through the eye of a needle than for 30 academics in the same field to agree
A group of 30 Biblical scholars met in St. Meinrad, Ind. to try to vote on which sayings that have been commonly attributed to Jesus were actually his and which were edited into the Bible by his followers. "Blessed are the meek, for they shall inherit the earth," for instance, lost, 24-6. "Blessed are you poor...you who hunger...you who weep" won an easy victory.