In the previous piece, we presented a quotation from the 1st Century of Christianity wherein a group of Christians rejected the crucifixion of Jesus taking place. In this article, we continue to explore further early sources wherein certain groups in early Christianity rejected that Jesus was crucified.
The apostolic fathers have frequently recorded in their writings heretical groups (Christians), which taught and espoused beliefs that were contrary to their own at the time. For example, Ignatius (35 – 108) has an interesting remark against a Christian group which lived in his life-time. Ignatius attacks certain people for holding beliefs which are contrary to his own on Jesus’s crucifixion. The following is stated:
“But if, as some that are without God, that is, the unbelieving, say, that He only seemed to suffer (they themselves only seeming to exist), then why am I in bonds? Why do I…
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