Re: Gnostics in Lebanon?
> --- In firstname.lastname@example.org, F8snafs@ wrote:been
> > I'm sorry, Terrie, but I think it pretty unlikely any such
> > could still exist and slip my notice. Perhaps some ruins have
> > unearthed recently that I'm unaware of. I'll write my father andso.
> > what he can find if you'd like. I'd be more than willing to do
> >hehe, when city-state elders were asked to comment upon their brutal
> > I'm not very knowledgable in regards to "the religious/spiritual
> > relations passed between Tyre, Carthage, and the Etruscans." I
> > saw a PBS program on the Phoenicians that stressed how little
> > we know about this issue outside of Jewish, Greek and Roman
> > histories which, the program suggested, were too biased to be
> > considered all that reliable.
> > Though they may have been right
> > about one thing: that at some period the ancient Phoenicians
> > practiced a form of ritual child sacrifice.
behavior towards their children they of course replied: "The Pharoh
made us do it."
> > Anyway, Christianity and Gnosticism was about two thousand
> > years later in coming to the Levant.
> > Your servant,
> > Widad