Christian Treasures from the Trash Heap at Oxyrhynchus

By |2024-03-27T01:17:48-04:00March 27th, 2024|Tags: , , , , , |

Some of the earliest so-called Gnostic manuscripts ever discovered, as well as a variety of extra-canonical and magical manuscripts that challenge traditional notions of orthodoxy and heresy, came from the Oxyhrynchus garbage heap. Presenter: Adeline Harrington with host Dr. Shirley Paulson

“Summer Harvest” by Valentinus: Revealing Two Aspects of Reality, Not Two Realities

By |2023-11-20T04:57:42-05:00November 20th, 2023|Tags: , , , , |

There are no radically negative views on this world and its creation and no particularly positive views of the material world, either. So the essential message of Valentinus’s poem is that everything eventually depends on the divine realm. (Part 2 of 4)

What the Apostles Did after the Resurrection

By |2021-04-07T00:42:50-04:00April 7th, 2021|Tags: , , , , |

"Christian believers for the past two millennia haven’t distinguished between canonical and noncanonical sources. Lots of stories in noncanonical texts have been just as much true stories for believers as canonical texts. Lots of stories in noncanonical texts have been just as much true stories for believers as canonical texts." An interview with Dr. Janet Spittler.

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