Join Date: Apr 2003
Location: the back of beyond
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Did anyone catch the "Science of the Bible" presentation on the National Geographic Channel yesterday afternoon? In particular - although it was all excellent - the segment on "The Real Mary Magdalene" and the gnostic gospels?
I am more convinced than ever that women played a much bigger role in the early Church than we all realize - and that there probably was, to some extent, a deliberate campaign to cover up this truth. The evidence is there, and it's fascinating!
Every baptized Christian is, or should be, someone with an actual (disturbing) experience, ... a close encounter, with God; someone who, as a result, becomes a disturbing presence to others. - Fr. Anthony J. Gittins, A Presence That Disturbs