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[gthomas] Fw: Pachomius the Enochian?

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  • Eric Dorsett
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    Message 1 of 1 , Apr 1, 1999
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      >Actually, a more likely explanation for this is that Pachomius was, like
      > >most of the early church, familiar with the Books of Enoch. Many of the
      > >Leaders of the Early Church considered the Books of Enoch to be inspired
      > >Scripture. They also portay Enoch as a messianic figure, which would
      have
      > >also kept him more in the mind.
      >
      > I was hoping for something like this, which is why I chose the title I
      did.
      > But why not post to the list? If you don't want to, can I quote you? (I'd
      > really like to know whether "Enochians" were closer to gnostic or centrist
      > Xians.)
      >
      > Regards,
      > Mike



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