This episode continues the Church Debates series, discussing how early Christians talked about encountering God and the challenge of Gnosticism.
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Second Treatise of Great Seth
The Second Treatise of the Great Seth is one of the “G/gnostic” texts found at the Nag Hammadi Library in Egypt. Generally dated in the third century by scholars, the name and origin of this text remain a mystery, though it has been speculated that the name Seth originated from the son of Adam andContinue reading “Second Treatise of Great Seth”
Book Review: The Body and Society (Brown)
In the updated 20th anniversary edition of his classic work, The Body and Society: Men, Women, and Sexual Renunciation in Early Christianity, Peter Brown examines the “practice of permanent sexual renunciation—continence, celibacy, life-long virginity” that developed in Christian circles from the first through fifth centuries. In this work, Brown examines a vast array of perspectivesContinue reading “Book Review: The Body and Society (Brown)”