Originally posted on PNGexposed Blog:
By Anonymous and via Nineteen Years and Counting
The gift of the supposed 1st edition 1st imprint of the 1611 King James Bible to Papua New Guinea is an amazing piece of drama. It wraps and presents in a single, digestible story all the craziness, hypocrisy and corruption that characterises PNG today.
Deceiving the people about what this Bible present represented was perpetrated largely by PNG Parliamentary speaker Theo Zurenuoc, who is so immersed in his magical cargo cult dream world that even having the whole world laugh at him wouldn’t cause him to pause and reflect. Zurenuoc’s fraud was four-fold:
The Fraud: The Bible was not delivered by any American government party in Indiana. Instead the event was an exchange between churches at the small “Interchurch Holiness Convention” of fundamentalists in Dayton, Ohio
1. An American government gift? Zurenouc originally said that the gift was coming from…
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