Don't forget the Essene calendar ... that was in plays too!All the these Calendar changes! The Hebrew calendar is the only one I would trust if it was even possible to ignore the rest of them.. but because the calendars have been changed how can anyone even know what the true day in history even is.
In some cases yes, and still so today. There are some 'sensational' views of early Christian history around today, books even making it to the best-seller lists.do you also think that much of what many early Christians' believed has possibly somewhat been manipulated limited or distorted through the lens of 2000 years of history ?
Depends what era you're talking about.What documents would we study about early Christians' and their beliefs ?
We need to be careful about anachronisms here. If there were representatives of the Greek Orthodox or other Patriarchates here, they'd come down quite hard on you for this. The 'Roman Catholic Church' was not the entity then as it is now.as far as I have found, there are not that many documents existing outside of the documentation that is found in the Roman Catholic Church that summarizes what the Roman Church Leaders had to say about Non Catholic " so called " heretical or erratic faiths,
Most of these heresies rose within the Eastern Roman Empire, and were Greek-based rather than Latin-based. The then Pope regarded Arianism as a local problem in Alexandria – where it arose – and saw no need to get the whole church embroiled, as it were. It's only when political players got involved that it became such an issue.Are the only documentation available for us to study centered specifically around the the trinity - the human and divine disagreements of God and argumentations between the Catholic Church and those who they castigate as hereticks
The Arian Controversy
The problem here is that writing and recording was a long, expensive and laborious process. And the materials were fragile so had to be periodically recopied to be preserved ... so yes, obviously no-one saw the need to preserve the works of heretics for posterity.it seems everyone else were not able to preserve their faith in writing, are the only surviving documentation that exists today are what the Roman Catholic Church has preserved about those who they deemed as heretical. ?
thanks so much for taking time to write me, if you would have time to direct me to the introductory thread " I would be happy to submit this very introduction if you please.