We Tolerate Being Told What to Read

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16th-century fresco depicting the Council of Nicaea. (Fresco in Capella Sistina, Vatican). Wikipedia

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In what other area of life would we tolerate being told what to read by a council of men appointed by the empire?

But we have quite passively read what they told us to read. But the reality is that there were many other testimonies to Jesus that had been written, and in the fourth century when those writings didn’t make it into the canon of prescribed reading, many of those writings had to be hidden away, many were destroyed, and many of them became fragmented.

If matter is sacred, then we can’t do whatever we wish to it.

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