Jesus and Mary Magdalene

Image by rottonara from Pixabay Were Jesus and Mary Magdalene married? There has always been this lingering question, but not from the places you think. It’s popularized today by authors like Dan Brown and his Da Vinci Code books. There have been secret societies and organizations throughout history that have…

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Gnosticism

Image by Clker-Free-Vector-Images from Pixabay Can you give me an overview of Gnosticism? Gnostics were false teachers and heretics from about the first to second century AD. They began in the church but were deemed heretics because of their false beliefs by the church fathers. Most of them made their…

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Missing Books? Part 2: Pseudepigrapha and Other Writings

Image by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay Last time we considered the Old Testament Apocrypha, books written between the time of Malachi and the beginning of the New Testament. I want to discuss works written after the New Testament, after about 95-96 AD. These range from the 2nd to 5th century.…

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