Satan, Hitch and Snikwad Face Their Demons
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A seriously humorous review for the intellectually curious ... and in style and exclusive content, quite unlike ANYTHING written before. A unique experience. Features the Reformation Hypothesis; the Circles of Time; the Bastard Kings of Israel, and numerous other fiendishly original thoughts. More
A seriously humorous review for the intellectually curious ... and in style and exclusive content, quite unlike ANYTHING written before. A unique experience. Features the Reformation Hypothesis; the Circles of Time; the Bastard Kings of Israel, and numerous other fiendishly original thoughts.
Satan and his minions, Hitch and Snikwad, begin at the Beginning and embark on a journey that takes them through fantastical tales that include: Yahweh’s Re-Creation Day; Eve and the Talking Serpent; Mother No-Ah’s Ark; Father Noah’s Hangover; The Wicked Sodomites Go Blind; The Scandal in the Cave; Tamar Turns a Trick; Holocaust of the Hivites; Joseph’s Magic Wine Goblet and all the sex, drugs, money, murder and mayhem that somehow never quite make it into the weekly sermon.
On the way they discover that the Jewish deity Yahweh is as mythological as the Greek Zeus, the Norse Thor, the Hindu Brahma and everyone else’s concept of what God may possibly be ... if "God" were to actually exist. Not only is the biblical Yahweh not God with a capital “G”, the genocidal old man in the sky is an interloper and very much a newcomer to the business of being an imaginary, lowercase “g” ethnic god. Certain senior priests and pastors and rabbis know this perfectly well – they just keep it to themselves.
Under the fictional fables of angels and virgins and talking donkeys, however, lie what appear to be layer upon layer of ingeniously allegorised human history – genuine history from long before the time of the new Yahweh. The males-only priests of the male Yahweh look to have used well-known myths as cover stories for their Yahwist Reformation: when they evicted Jesus’ corrupt, human-sacrificing, blood-drinking, god-king ancestors from the temple in Jerusalem; blamed women for the corruption, and rewrote many of the biblical writings as political slander … and gave them a curiously anti-Semitic overtone.