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Lost Christianities

Christian Scriptures and the Battles over Authentication

by Bart D. Ehrman

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Unabridged Edition
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12 Hrs.
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In the first centuries after Christ, there was no "official" New Testament. Early Christians read and fervently followed many more Scriptures than we have today.

Relying on these writings, some Christians believed that there were two, 12, or as many as 30 gods. Some thought that a malicious deity created the world. Some maintained that Christ’s resurrection had nothing to do with salvation; others insisted that Christ never died at all.

What did these "other" Scriptures say? Do they exist today? How could such ideas ever be considered Christian? If such beliefs were once common, why do they no longer exist?

This course addresses these fascinating questions with objectivity and rigor.

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