Apocrypha / Deuterocanonical Books

2 Machabees (Douay-Reims Bible)

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Absurdities
Injustice
Cruelty and Violence
Women
Intolerance
Contradictions
Boring Stuff
Science and History
Women
Good Stuff
Family Values

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2 Machabees: Boring Stuff

  1. 2 Maccabees starts out like the last half 1 Maccabees -- with another boring letter. 1:1-15

  2. Oh boy! More commentaries, speeches, letters, memoirs, and messages! 2:1-33

  3. "Therefore when the holy city was inhabited with all peace, and the laws as yet were very well kept...." 3:1-15

  4. Oh Jesus! Another boring letter. 9:18-27

  5. After writing a boring letter to the Jews, Antiochus "died a miserable death" from his God-given bowel disease. 9:28

  6. Four more boring letters! 11:16-38