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, "mheinich" <mheinich@y...> wrote:
> I was wondering if anyone here has read these two books:
> Lost Scriptures: Books That Did Not Make It into the New Testament
> by Bart D. Ehrman (Editor)
> Lost Christianities: The Battle for Scripture and the Faiths We
> by Bart D. Ehrman
> I heard an interview with this man on NPR which got me fasinated
> about early christianity. I went out and bought the books and
> Lost Christianities to be a great read for someone that does not
> much about this subject (like me). He does cover the major
> including the Gnostics as well as the bible and some of the books
> that did not make it. I started looking for more information on
> Gnosticism because of my introduction to them from this book.
Well, we're glad to see you here, Michael. Actually, Gerry, who is
currently very busy with offline matters, is another member who has
read some of Bart Ehrman's books and recently attended one of his
seminars. Even though Gerry is not currently available for comment,
you're welcome to search the archives to read past messages dealing
with this subject. You might want to just type "Bart Ehrman" in
the "search archives" box on the group message board page. I believe
discussion began in December last year.
Also, if you haven't already, you might want to check out our links
for further reference.
has a wealth of information, including original
source materials, such as the Nag Hammadi Library.
In the meantime, thanks for continuing to share your questions,
thoughts and insights with us, Michael.