Abraham’s Whiteboard: The Search for Hidden Teachings in the Gnostics of Early Christianity
Thursday, April 1
6:30 PM – 8:00 PM CDT
Zoom (Registration required)
Even at its earliest points, Christian groups had diverse and often opposing viewpoints on important and commonly held beliefs and practices. When some Christian leaders were able to achieve political power, gnostics were deemed heretics and most of their texts were burned, but scholars were able to obtain copies of surviving texts many centuries later from Nag Hammadi, Egypt in 1945. So what did gnostics believe and practice? Join us to find out!
Abraham’s Whiteboard is a monthly educational class led by Education Director, Jeremy Fricke, on a wide variety of religious topics, from world religions like Hinduism and Buddhism to special topics like how definitions of religion impact our own religious identities. All Abraham’s Whiteboard sessions are open to all people regardless of background, but will connect the content to Judaism, Christianity, and/or Islam.
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