Monthly Archives: August 2015

Did the Valentinian Heracleon write a Commentary on Luke or on Marcion’s Gospel?

By Professor Markus Vinzent As Tertullian himself indicates in De praescriptione 25,1 (ut diximus), he first refers to the earlier discussion of Marcion’s position of the ignorance of the Apostles to here move on to the Valentinian tenets, according to which the Apostles ‘were neither ignorant … nor preached different doctrines’, ‘but committed some …read more

Did the Valentinian Heracleon write a Commentary on Luke or on Marcion’s Gospel?

By Professor Markus Vinzent As Tertullian himself indicates in De praescriptione 25,1 (ut diximus), he first refers to the earlier discussion of Marcion’s position of the ignorance of the Apostles to here move on to the Valentinian tenets, according to which the Apostles ‘were neither ignorant … nor preached different doctrines’, ‘but committed some …read more

Did the Valentinian Heracleon write a Commentary on Luke or on Marcion's Gospel?

By Professor Markus Vinzent As Tertullian himself indicates in De praescriptione 25,1 (ut diximus), he first refers to the earlier discussion of Marcion’s position of the ignorance of the Apostles to here move on to the Valentinian tenets, according to which the Apostles ‘were neither ignorant … nor preached different doctrines’, ‘but committed some …read more

Beyond the Bible

By Mike Skinner Mike Skinner:Interesting post (plus I’m a sucker for Hay’s Moral Vision of the New Testament) – thoughts?
Originally posted on *SOUNDINGS:
“Beyond the Bible”

Moving from Scripture to Faith & Practice
in Times of Controversy
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I am a self-avowed “Evangelical” Christian. I certainly don’t think that this is the only way to be a Christian, …read more

Reading the Bible

By Brian LePort This afternoon I’ll have the opportunity to talk with this year’s ELI Interns (and initiative of Vital University Missions of the Episcopal Diocese of West Texas) about an extremely vague sounding topic: reading the Bible. Vital provides community and a time for worship on several college/university campuses in and around …read more