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mmw3-lec5 - I) suppression of Herey *Orthodox: represent...

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I) suppression of Herey *Orthodox: represent more conservative *Heresy: branched out a) The role of Dissension in Early Christianity i) Stirfe over leadership and doctrine in the Jesus Movement * argument over interpretation of doctrine ; Mary Magdala * Jews in the group & gentile(Jewish dissention) in the group *what was Jesus really like? What he was teaching? *Jesus ; after his death…. inclusive symbol . & giving women a important role is very different from the traditional view (ie. Mary magdala) *anti establishment: ii) Where would Jesus himself have stood? iii)Radical social aspect of his teaching and his conduct * (1) 1945 discovery of Nag Hammadi Indeed, there were alternative tradition were buried Found in fragmented Origin of the world: (version of genesis) : different version because genesis was based on male Written & suppressed: threatened by patriarchal & orthodox church ii) Esoteric tradition for the spiritual “elect” *Esoteric: difficult to understand for the public *privilege knowledge – meant to be translated to the elect
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This note was uploaded on 11/27/2010 for the course MMW 685308 taught by Professor Chang during the Spring '10 term at UCSD.

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mmw3-lec5 - I) suppression of Herey *Orthodox: represent...

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