Article on Marcion Available in Revised Form

For four years, Peter Kirby hosted a number of my articles at his Christian Origins site. The site has been down for a while now, so I have started reformatting and revising those articles and hosting them at the Christian CADRE site. The first article now available is Marcion, the Canon, the Law, and the Historical Jesus. Moderately revised, it is an overview of Marcion's background, teachings, and effect on the development of early Christianity.

Comments

JD Walters said…
Fascinating article. Interestingly one of the radical Paul doubters, Hermann Detering, surmises that behind the story of Simon Magus's attempt to buy the power of God is Marcion's generous gift to the Church. Doesn't seem like a close fit, though.
Layman said…
Surmises, eh?

WAG might be a better descriptive.

Popular posts from this blog

Martin Luther King, Jr., Jesus, Jonah and U2’s Pride in the Name of Love

Where did Jesus say "It is better to give than receive?"

How Many Children in Bethlehem Did Herod Kill?

How Should I Be A Sceptic -- belief and reason

Bayes Theorem And Probability of God: No Dice!

Kierkegaard's Knights of Faith and the Account of Abraham

If Christianity were true, would you become a Christian?

The Origin of Life and the Fallacy of Composition