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The Early Church and Gnosticism

The Early Church and Gnosticism

 
 
"As Christianity grew within and without the Roman Empire, Gnosticism spread as a fungus at its root, 
and claimed to be the only true form of Christianity, unfit, indeed, for the vulgar crowd, but set
apart for the gifted and the elect. So rank was its poisonous growth that there seemed
danger of its stifling Christianity altogether, and the earliest Fathers devoted
their energies to uprooting it."     ~The Catholic Encyclopedia (1917)
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Adam, Eve and the Serpent
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Augustine derived from the story that sexual desire is sinful, that infants are infected from the moment of conception with the disease of original sin, and that Adam's sin corrupted the whole of nature itself.

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Ancient Egypt: The Light of the World (2 Volume Set)
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Massey was one of the first Egyptologists in modern times to realize that with the final eclipse of the incredibly old Land of Kam (Egypt), a light had been extinguished in world civilization.

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Athanasius: The Life of Antony and The Letter to Marcellinus
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The 4th century Bishop of Alexandria led the Church in its battle against the Arian heresy.

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Augustine of Hippo: A Biography (New Epilogue)
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This classic biography was first published thirty years ago and has since established itself as the standard account of Saint Augustine's life and teaching.

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Augustine of Hippo: Selected Writings
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Augustine of Hippo (354-430), bishop, philosopher, and Doctor of the Church whose thought molded the Western theological tradition, is clearly one of the most influential figures in the history of the Church.

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Augustine: A New Biography
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Hardly a hagiography here, former Augustine aficionado O'Donnell gives his good bishop the tabloid treatment. Speculation run amok.

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Bestiary of Christ, The
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The life work of French scholar Louis Charbonneau-Lassay combined the religious traditions of ancient Egypt, classical Greece and Rome, early and medieval Christianity, Gnosticism, Kabbalah and Alchemy.

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Case for Christ, The
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Is there credible evidence that Jesus of Nazareth really is the Son of God?

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Chaldaean Oracles, The
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These Oracles are considered to embody many of the principal features of Chaldaean philosophy.

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Christian Conspiracy, The
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The Early Church Fathers' (doctrines) allowed the church to survive, but it was not the church of the Christ... Dedicated to those who love, believe in and follow Jesus Christ, but who have left the Church which bears his name for reasons of conscience.

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