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Re: The Gnostic Paul

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  • Mike Leavitt
    Hello Stephen ... Yes Irenaeus is an unquestionable authority (for the orthodox), but still his advise is good. Reading opponents is always a good idea.
    Message 1 of 5 , Oct 16, 2003
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      Hello Stephen

      On 15-Oct-03, you wrote:

      >> Hi, fellows
      >> I am undergraduate in History. Some months ago, I begin researching
      >> the Gnostic Paul question, and I will have a presentation by the
      >> end of the year. The only book I know about the subject is that
      >> Elaine Pagels', and I don't have it yet. That's why I am writing to
      >> ask you any articles or essays that deals with this question.
      >
      >> Filipe Azevedo
      >
      > Filipe,
      >
      > If you really want to impress go to an original source and look at
      > Irenaeus: Against Heresies Book 1 available at the Gnostic Society
      > Library. This has many references to the meanings assigned to Paul
      > by those Gnostic heretics! Sometimes these give a different angle to
      > the version in Pagels.
      >
      > Stephen Peter

      Yes Irenaeus is an unquestionable authority (for the orthodox), but
      still his advise is good. Reading opponents is always a good idea.

      Regards
      --
      Mike Leavitt ac998@...
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