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Turn, turn, turn

By Diogenes ( articles ) | Jun 25, 2004

A politican dies. An archbishop preaches at the funeral. There is a "time for every purpose," he says. He is quoting from...

Ecclesiastes, you say? Well yes, yes, of course. And he does mention that.

But first billing goes to the Byrds, the deceased's favorite rock group, who put those words into one of their hit songs.

You can always quote from Scripture, you know. But nothing makes the Word of God sound quote so "relevant" as a quote from a song of the 1960s.

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