A New Account of Christian Origins

  • 1. John the Baptist in Josephus—Pt.1
☆ 2. John the Baptist in Josephus—Pt.2
  • 3. 150–200 CE: A ‘watch and wait’ period in early Christian history
  • 4. The second century: from the spiritual Jesus to the canonization of the New Testament
  • 5. The obliteration of Gnosticism from early Christian history
  • 6. The obliteration of Gnosticism from early Christian history (cont.)
☆ 7. Christians before the turn of the era
  •  8. The late second century and Paul
☆ 9. The birth of Catholic Christianity
  • 10. The “Christ”
  • 11. “Paul”
  • 12. Encratism and the first century Jesus religion
☆ 13. The early (nonexistent) Church Fathers
  • 14. Forgery as a means of Christian survival
☆ 15. “Marcion”
☆ 16. The two Christian messiahs
  • 17. Pliny on Christians ca. 110 CE: A forgery? (Detering’s view)
  • 18. Pliny on Christians ca. 110 CE: Authentic (My view)
  • 19. The ‘Watch and Wait’ period—II
☆ 20. A review…
  • 21. A note on the Toldoth Yeshu
  • 22. The Protevangelium of James
  • 23. Resurrection & Incarnation in the second century
☆ 24. The evolution of the infancy narratives—I
  • 25. Infancy Narratives II—The Revelation of the Magi
  • 26. Infancy narratives III: The Magi
☆ 27. Infancy Narratives IV—The Armenian Gospel of the Infancy
  • 28. Th infancy narratives—conclusion