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Re: [XTalk] pseudepigrapha in the media

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  • Stephen C. Carlson
    ... Also, Bart Ehrman was recently interviewed on Fresh Air. My weblog has entry about it with a link to the program, where one can listen to it over the
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      At 02:17 PM 12/21/03 -0700, Bob Schacht wrote:
      >There's a lot of this going around. Time Magazine's issue dated December 22
      >carries a cover story on "The Lost Gospels" (pp. 54 et seq.), under the
      >subhead, "Early Christianity was a chaos of theologies, long since
      >vanished..." The article is guided mainly by Bart Ehrman's new book, Lost
      >Christianities, and is pretty mainstream, for the most part, rather than
      >indulging in esoteric headline-grabbing sensationalism. The article cites
      >the Da Vinci Code, reinterpretations of traditions about Mary Magdalene
      >(e.g., Karen King), the Matrix trilogy, Pagels' Gnostic Gospels, etc. , but
      >then settles down to Ehrman's main varieties of early Christian fringe
      >groups that have more or less disappeared, i.e., the Ebionites and other
      >Jewish Christians, the Gnostics, the Thomasines, and the Marcionites.

      Also, Bart Ehrman was recently interviewed on Fresh Air. My weblog has entry
      about it with a link to the program, where one can listen to it over the
      Internet. See:

      http://www.mindspring.com/~scarlson/hypotyposeis/2003_12_14_arch.html#107172656086024688

      Stephen Carlson
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