Originally Posted by maklelan
There were over five thousand different texts to sift through when they first started compiling a New Testament. The Gospel of Judas is a Gnsotic text, and there were thousands of them, to be sure. At its earliest, Christianity was kept alive and promulgated through oral tradition....
Check those sites out and tell me what you learn about early Christianity.
Thanks for the webpages.
In a nutshell, the first webpage you include bring to mind this phrase (who originated it I can't remember): "History is written by the conquerors" While the phrase was made, I believe, in reference to military matters, it applies equally to the history of the church and calls into question a great many things.