.... LEVEL  PLAYING  FIELD -- INTRODUCTION ....

     RELIGION  IS INFLUENCED  BY  MANY  FACTORS  SUCH  AS  SECULAR
POLITICS,  PERSECUTION, IGNORANCE  OF  ORIGINAL  SOURCE  MATERIAL,
WISHFUL  THINKING, SUPERSTITION, TRADITION  ETC.

     ON  THIS  PAGE  I  WILL  ATTEMPT  TO  PROVIDE  AN  OBJECTIVE  EVALUATION
OF  SEVERAL  MAJOR  ''BELIEFS''  IN  LIGHT  OF  ORIGINAL  SOURCE  MATERIAL.

     FOLKS  NEED  CONVENIENT, RELIABLE  INFO  ON  WHAT  IF  ANY  CREDENTIALS
RELIGIOUS  LEADERS  POSSESS  AND  ACCURATE  APPRAISALS  OF  HOW  WELL
RELIGIOUS  ORGANIZATIONS  CONFORM  TO  ORIGINAL  SOURCE  MATERIAL
SPECIFICATIONS ....

    THE  WORLD  FAMOUS  NEBRASKA TRACTOR  TEST  LABORATORY  WAS
FOUNDED  IN  1920  TO  PROVIDE  FARMERS WITH  IMPARTIAL  ENGINEERING  TEST
DATA  ON  WHETHER  TRACTORS  SOLD  IN  NEBRASKA  ACTUALLY  MET
ADVERTIZING  CLAIMS ....

    THE  PURPOSE  OF  THIS  ''SEPARATOR''  IS  TO  PROVIDE  ACCURATE,
DETAILED  INFO  ON  RELIGIOUS  LEADERS  AND  RELIGIOUS  ORGANIZATIONS