Friday, November 20, 2009

Funny, If True

Voltaire once proclaimed, "In 100 years the Bible will be forgotten and eliminated".

Twenty years after his death the Geneva Bible Society bought his former home and used it for printing Bibles. It later became the headquarters for the British and Foreign Bible Society. For several years they distributed hundreds of thousands of Bibles world-wide, thus Voltaire's home become a major distribution hub for the very scriptures he assigned to extinction.

Voltaire's chateau is now owned and administered by the French Ministry of Culture.

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