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Re: [GTh] Question about Essenes

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  • sarban
    ... From: sarban To: Sent: Wednesday, March 10, 2004 5:48 PM Subject: Re: [GTh] Question about Essenes ...
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      ----- Original Message -----
      From: "sarban" <sarban@...>
      To: <gthomas@yahoogroups.com>
      Sent: Wednesday, March 10, 2004 5:48 PM
      Subject: Re: [GTh] Question about Essenes


      >
      > ----- Original Message -----
      > From: "Tom Saunders" <tom@...>
      > To: <gthomas@yahoogroups.com>
      > Sent: Wednesday, March 10, 2004 7:51 AM
      > Subject: [GTh] Question about Essenes
      >
      >
      > > I am both curious and confused on the information I have recently been
      > reading about Essenes. Is Szckely's work on the "Gospel of the Essenes"
      > legitimate? According to Ehrman in "Lost Christianities" the Dead Sea
      > Scrolls contain no Christian material. What Szckely presents are
      different
      > texts, some of which (fragments, Gen. 5:24, Manual of Discipline, Book of
      > Hymns, and the Thanksgiving Psalm) are contained in the Dead Sea
      collection.
      > >
      > > If the Essene Gospel of John is not a hoax, I think there may be a
      > connection to it and Thomas material, especially "Contender." What are
      your
      > thoughts on this matter?
      > >
      > > Tom Saunders
      > > Platter Flats, OK
      > >
      > >
      > I think Szckely (? sp) is generally regarded
      > as a forger
      > see for example
      > http://robertbr.tripod.com/spirit/isakasmir.html
      >
      > http://home.swipnet.se/corbie/Fuskwww/character.html
      >

      see also
      http://home.swipnet.se/corbie/Fuskwww/peace.html



      >
      >
      > Andrew Criddle
      >
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