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Perhaps in some circles. to "grow up Christian" is to be told that a fixed perfect book came from heaven. It is more accurate to say that to grow up Muslim is to be told that.

Most of the newly discovered materials that you describe have been widely debated, but not "hated." Most Christians react that way—only fundamentalists get angry. We all know that the four gospels contradict each other on certain points. Which makes them interesting.

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Pierre Whalon

Bishop in charge, Convocation of Episcopal Churches in Europe, 2001–2019. French-American. Musician, composer, author, happily married. www.pierrewhalon.info