Talk:Aquarian Gospel of Jesus the Christ

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Wackypedia says records of Lahore (or some sort of settlement on the site of a name like that) may exist as far back as the 2nd century - you sure there was definitely nothing there in the early 1st century? - David Gerard (talk) 12:09, 22 April 2010 (UTC)

I got that from the Wikipedia article http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Aquarian_Gospel_of_Jesus_the_Christ#Accuracy citing Cornerstone magazine as their source http://www.pement.org/docs/channeling.htm which says "It has Jesus visiting Lahore in Pakistan (31.1); Lahore didn't historically exist until 600 years later." Cornerstone was an evangelical Christian magazine so maybe this needs to be confirmed from another source. Secret Squirrel (talk) 12:12, 22 April 2010 (UTC)
Yeah, there's not much if anything about Lahore until the 11th C. Cornerstone's statement doesn't sound unreasonable - David Gerard (talk) 12:16, 22 April 2010 (UTC)
I mean, of course: "Hah! See, Lahore did exist! That proves it's true!" - David Gerard (talk) 12:17, 22 April 2010 (UTC)
Although interestingly, the Wikipedia article on Lahore says "Legend has it that it was founded about 4,000 years ago by Loh, son of Rama, the hero of the Hindu epic, the Ramayana. Historically, it has been proved that Lahore is at least 2,000 years old" Secret Squirrel (talk) 12:24, 22 April 2010 (UTC)
At this point one goes to check the references, and to check the references' references. Or not - David Gerard (talk) 12:26, 22 April 2010 (UTC)
Hm. That statement from That Other Wiki is uncited. Who to believe? Secret Squirrel (talk) 12:29, 22 April 2010 (UTC)
My trusty 1976 World Book Encyclopedia to the rescue. Or not. "The oldest part of the town is at least a thousand years old". Secret Squirrel (talk) 12:35, 22 April 2010 (UTC)