Greetings Simon I
To answer your first question, I do not see any distortions by white people or any other people when it comes to the Ible. Simple case and point, is that the white people never wrote the Ible, nor did they take out parts of the Ible.
First and foremost one must overstand, that the Ible is a collection of books that white people decided to cannonize. However if InI sight the Ible used by the EOC (Ethiopian Orthodox CHurch) InI will see that in this collection of books, there is also the book of Enoch.
In InI reasoning thread dealing with so-called "Knowledge of self-ers" I mentioned that the books which were eliminated, or not allowed to be cannonized by Rome can be easily bought and studied if that is what InI wish to do. Infact Dr. Valentine takes this up as one of his major studies. I don't agree with Dr. Valentine on everything, but if you studied him, you would probably figure out why.
But here is the catch. What do InI expect to find? I have studied the various books, and the same thing remains constant. The God JAH, and obeying this God.
Personally I feel that the white man did not tamper with the Ible, as much as it was his INTERPRETATION of the Ible that he used to enslaved InI.
The KJV was the same version whoose interpretaion was twisted to justify the enslavement of InI. But check this out. The same words have not changed, that the Rastafarians use. The only difference is that InI have a different interpretation.
InI have found out that the Ible is about InI black people. InI have been lied to as to who the true Hebrews are, and told that we were not civilized prior to the white man enslaving InI.
Now when I read the Ible, I see that everything that the white man said about the Ible was a lie.
Check this short vid out bro.
Jah Rastafari Haile I Bless
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