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gospel of philip

  1. pisean282311 profile image52
    pisean282311posted 5 years ago

    there where many gospels and now we have only four...these fours are said to be purposefully promoted at cost of others...one of these gospel is gospel of philip ...what r ur views of gospel of philips?

    1. luvpassion profile image60
      luvpassionposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      Phillip?

    2. Disappearinghead profile image84
      Disappearingheadposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      There are a number of compilations available of the books that were voted out of the New Testament by Church committee some 1600 yeas ago. What we have today are those books which fitted the theological views of those making the decisions. Go figure.

      1. pisean282311 profile image52
        pisean282311posted 5 years ago in reply to this

        yes...so no body knows which gospels are actuals...the gospels we have right now are work of committee...if gospel of mary or phillip are actual word of god then current Christianity is far from truth...

        1. Disappearinghead profile image84
          Disappearingheadposted 5 years ago in reply to this

          This is conceivable. We have to take it on faith that those making the decisions were best placed to decide based upon the 'received wisdom' of what constituted Christianity at the time. However, I have read a few other of these writings, and I can see why they didn't make it. Some contain wacky concepts, and others are just crashingly boring.

  2. Jerami profile image73
    Jeramiposted 5 years ago

    There was great debate over which teachings would be included into the Canon.

       One influence over which books would be included and which would not, was the head of the council. Emperor Constantine.

       His influence did not end there,  When the Church was established, The Emperor was the ultimate authority over all church actavities and decisions.
       It is said that he converted to Christianity over a decade later while on his death bed.

       To say the least; It would seem to be clear that Church doctrine was greatly influenced by Non Believers, whos motives were strictly political.
       A doctrine had to be "Tamed Down" so-to-speak such that citizens of many religious beliefs could  agree and conform.
        It would have been a great compromise of doctrine on everyones part in order to achieve the desired results.

 
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