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Is Genesis Relevant Today?

A lot of atheists point to Genesis with ridicule, laughing at anyone ignorant enough to believe in talking snakes. While I share their sentiment that anyone taking Genesis literally is deluded, I believe that they are equally deluded if they … Continue reading

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Is Original Sin Bullshit?

When I was an atheist, I considered the doctrine of original sin to be utter bullshit, constructed only to keep people under the thumb of the church. Reading the bible didn’t help me. After all, Jesus himself talks about the … Continue reading

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The Gnostic Genesis: The Flood

In 1945, a cache of apocrypha (non-canonical religious texts) written by Gnostic Christians was discovered near Nag Hammadi in southern Egypt. Among them was a Gnostic retelling of the first 6 chapters of the book of Genesis: The Hypostasis of … Continue reading

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The Gnostic Genesis: Eve’s Children

In 1945, a cache of apocrypha (non-canonical religious texts) written by Gnostic Christians was discovered near Nag Hammadi in southern Egypt. Among them was a Gnostic retelling of the first 6 chapters of the book of Genesis: The Hypostasis of … Continue reading

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The Gnostic Genesis: The Tree of Knowledge

In 1945, a cache of apocrypha (non-canonical religious texts) written by Gnostic Christians was discovered near Nag Hammadi in southern Egypt. Among them was a Gnostic retelling of the first 6 chapters of the book of Genesis: The Hypostasis of … Continue reading

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The Gnostic Genesis: The Creation of Man

In 1945, a cache of apocrypha (non-canonical religious texts) written by Gnostic Christians was discovered near Nag Hammadi in southern Egypt. Among them was a Gnostic retelling of the first 6 chapters of the book of Genesis: The Hypostasis of … Continue reading

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The Gnostic Genesis: Samael’s Sin

In 1945, a cache of apocrypha (non-canonical religious texts) written by Gnostic Christians was discovered near Nag Hammadi in southern Egypt. Among them was a Gnostic retelling of the first 6 chapters of the book of Genesis: The Hypostasis of … Continue reading

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