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Did Mark Use Psalm 22 as a Source?

The original psalm 22 (verses 2-23) is thought to date from 587 BC. Verses 24-27 were likely added between 538 BC and 1 AD. The most recent portion of the composition, verses 28-32, is considered to date from between 350 … Continue reading

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The Secret Book of John: Christ is Born

Previous Chapter: The Pentad of the Aeons Among the ancient Gnostic manuscripts rediscovered in modern times, the Secret Book of John is one of the most important. It a sacred reservoir of Gnostic myth and revelation.  It breathes with the … Continue reading

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Who Was Jesus?

Bart Ehrman has detailed the evolution of Christology in early Christianity in his book “How Jesus Became God”, which I highly recommend: 1. Pre-Pauline (from the creedal statement Paul quotes in 1st Corinthians): Jesus was exalted to heaven after his … Continue reading

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