|Bible Era Legends Spring 2001 Final Exam||5/12/01|
Note: I apologize for this taking so long to get up. I just forgot about it until one of you asked where it was (I won't say who in order to preserve him from harm). Seniors, note the due time is a day later than I said in class. If this is still a problem, contact me.
...E]noch, after we taught him
...he was with the angels of God] six full Jubilees
...the la]nd, unto the midst of the sons of man and he testified against them all
...] and also against the watchers. And he wrote all
...] heaven and the ways of their hosts and [ho]ly ones
...so th]at the ri[ghteous ones] shall not commit error [...
--Dead Sea Scrolls: 4Q227 tr. Martin Abegg, Jr.
For, in the so-called Greater Questions of Mary
(indeed, there are also Lesser ones fabricated by them)
they posit that he gave a revelation to her: he took her to the
mountain, prayed, and took from his side a woman; he began to mingle
with her; and thus, of course, partaking of his own emission, he
we must act thus, so that we might live;
and when Mary was disturbed and fell to the ground, he raised her up and said to her, "O person of litttle faith, why did you doubt?"
--Epiphanius Against Heresies 26.8.2f tr. Bently Layton