Lost Christianities: The Battles for Scripture and the Faiths We Never Knew

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Describes how most forms of early Christianity, and the sacred writings they adhered to, came to be suppressed, proscribed, destroyed - in one way or another lost. This work also tells the story of how the canon of the New Testament became the official, orthodox and sacred text for Christianity.

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Andrew D

Jun 11, 2012

Lost Chrisitanities

Very informative and shcolarly work on largely unknown facts on the early history of chrisitanity. Thoroughly researched and intersting for the many unkown facts it uncovers which shows that just like all other 'history', even the history of the christian religion is written by the 'victors'. Whatever dogmas and theological concepts did not appeal to them, were jetisoned to accommodate a more mainstream view.

Graybeard

Apr 23, 2009

Says it all.

Wonderful book full of insights into the formation of the "Christian Religion". And how they got to it.

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