Daily Archives: July 8, 2013

Nixon’s Shadow 1

I started David Greenberg’s 2003 book, Nixon’s Shadow: The History of an Image.  This book is about the images that people have had of Richard Nixon over the years. In this post, I’d like to highlight something that Greenberg says … Continue reading

Posted in History

Gnostic Christians Studying Under a Disciple of a Disciple of Jesus?

I started Bart Ehrman’s 1993 book, The Orthodox Corruption of Scripture: The Effect of Early Christological Controversies on the Text of the New Testament.  On page 22, we read: “Clement of Alexandria reports in his Stromata that Valentinus was a … Continue reading

Posted in Bible, Religion