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Identity Markers in 2nd-Century Christianity: The Acts of John

The Acts of John is different from the other documents I’m reading for this exam in some important ways. Most importantly, its obvious docetism sets it apart from other second-century Christian literature, an era from which few texts have survived, … Continue reading

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Why I do what I do

You guys. Do you know what that’s a picture of? That’s a picture of the Ploutonion at Hierapolis in Turkey. It’s a cave full of carbon dioxide gas that the ancient inhabitants of the city used as a cult site … Continue reading

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