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The Resource Lost Christianities : the battles for scripture and the faiths we never knew, Bart D. Ehrman

Lost Christianities : the battles for scripture and the faiths we never knew, Bart D. Ehrman

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Lost Christianities : the battles for scripture and the faiths we never knew
Title
Lost Christianities
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the battles for scripture and the faiths we never knew
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Bart D. Ehrman
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Language
eng
Summary
The early Christian Church was a chaos of contending beliefs. Some groups Christians claimed that there was just not one God. Certain sects maintained that Jesus was human but not divine; and others that he was divine but not human. This book offers a study of these forms of Christianity, and how they came to be suppressed, reformed, or forgotten
Summary
An intriguing look at the early history of the Christian Church provides a study of these ancient forms of Christianity and how they came to be suppressed, reformed, or forgotten, discussing their key texts, theological beliefs, conflict with orthodoxy, historical development, and more. History Dual Main. (Religion--Christianity)
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194926
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FSM
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Ehrman, Bart D
Dewey number
229/.9206
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illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
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bibliography
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True
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  • Apocryphal books (New Testament)
  • Christian heresies
  • Church history
  • Apocryphal books (New Testament)
  • Christian heresies
  • Church history
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adult
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the battle for Scripture and the faiths we never knew
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Lost Christianities : the battles for scripture and the faiths we never knew, Bart D. Ehrman
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Publication
Note
Originally published: New York : Oxford University Press, 2003
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 259-287) and index
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volume
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  • nc
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rdacarrier
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text
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  • txt
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rdacontent
Contents
Major Christian Apocrypha discussed, dates and contents -- Introduction: Recouping our losses -- Part 1: Forgeries and discoveries. The ancient discovery of a forgery : Serapion and the Gospel of Peter ;The ancient forgery of a discovery : the Acts of Paul and Thecla ; The discovery of an ancient forgery : the Coptic Gospel of Thomas ; The forgery of an ancient discovery? : Morton Smith and the secret Gospel of Mark -- Part 2: Heresies and orthodoxies. At polar ends of the spectrum : early Christian Ebionites and Marcionites ; Christians "in the know" : the worlds of early Christian gnosticism ; On the road to Nicaea : the broad swath of proto-orthodox Christianity -- Part 3: Winners and losers. The quest for orthodoxy ; The arsenal of the conflicts : polemical treatises and personal slurs ; Additional weapons in the polemical arsenal : forgeries and falsifications ; The invention of scripture : the formation of the proto-orthodox New Testament ; Winners, losers, and the question of tolerance
Control code
ocm61936111
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xv, 294 pages
Isbn
9780195182491
Isbn Type
(Paperback)
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unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)61936111
Label
Lost Christianities : the battles for scripture and the faiths we never knew, Bart D. Ehrman
Publication
Note
Originally published: New York : Oxford University Press, 2003
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 259-287) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Major Christian Apocrypha discussed, dates and contents -- Introduction: Recouping our losses -- Part 1: Forgeries and discoveries. The ancient discovery of a forgery : Serapion and the Gospel of Peter ;The ancient forgery of a discovery : the Acts of Paul and Thecla ; The discovery of an ancient forgery : the Coptic Gospel of Thomas ; The forgery of an ancient discovery? : Morton Smith and the secret Gospel of Mark -- Part 2: Heresies and orthodoxies. At polar ends of the spectrum : early Christian Ebionites and Marcionites ; Christians "in the know" : the worlds of early Christian gnosticism ; On the road to Nicaea : the broad swath of proto-orthodox Christianity -- Part 3: Winners and losers. The quest for orthodoxy ; The arsenal of the conflicts : polemical treatises and personal slurs ; Additional weapons in the polemical arsenal : forgeries and falsifications ; The invention of scripture : the formation of the proto-orthodox New Testament ; Winners, losers, and the question of tolerance
Control code
ocm61936111
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xv, 294 pages
Isbn
9780195182491
Isbn Type
(Paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)61936111

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