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THE HOUSE OF BAAL-SETH PRESENTS:

THE FORE GOSPELS

A GNOSTIC KEY TO UNDERSTANDING THE HOLY BIBLE

UNFINISHED DRAFTS

 

Introduction

Moses and the Original Synoptic Problem

The ELOHIST Source

The YAHWIST Source

The PRIESTLY Source

The DEUTERONOMIST Source

Jesus and the Christian Documentary Hypothesis

The Gospel of MARK

The Gospel of MATTHEW

The Gospel of LUKE

The Gospel of JOHN

Conclusion

 

Introduction to the Fore Gospels

[11/23 2012; 3/8 2013; 3/22 2014; 5/1 2018; 8/30 2020]

The Holy Bible; The Four Gospels; The Synoptic Problem; The Documentary Hypothesis; The Fore Gospels

 

PART I THE OLD TESTAMENT (OT)

 

Introduction to the OT:
Moses and the Original Synoptic Problem

[11/23 2012; 3/8 2013; 3/22 2014; 5/1 2018; 8/30 2020]

The Establishment of Israel (From Avaris to Samaria); The Fall of Israel (and the Scribes of Judah); The Rise of Judeo-Israel (and the Priests at Jerusalem); King Josiah and the Long-Lost Book of Moses; Moses and the Original Synoptic Problem

 

Chapter 1:
The ELOHIST Source

[3/8 2013; 3/22 2014; 5/1 2018; 8/30 2020]

Introduction: The Persons Behind the Story; A Note on Distinguishing "E" & "P" from "J" in Genesis; Notes on Distinguishing "E"; REMNANTS OF GENUINE NORTHERN TEXTUAL TRADITIONS; Jacob Founds Beth-El (the House of El); The Household of Jacob from Out of Syria (the Ten Tribes of Israel); Joseph Goes to Egypt; The Household of Joseph from Out of Egypt (Ephraim & Manasseh); Abraham & Isaac, Part I: The Dubious Nativity of Isaac; Abraham & Isaac, Part II: The Dubious Death & Resurrection of Isaac; Conclusion: The Unadulterated Elohist

 

Chapter 2:
The YAHWIST Source

[5/14 2013; 3/22 2014; 5/1 2018; 8/30 2020]

Introduction: The Canaanite Context Behind the Judahite Text; Notes on Distinguishing the "J" Author (Marks of the Kenite Yahwist); SUPPLEMENTARY SOUTHERN TEXTUAL TRADITIONS; The Twins, Cain & Abel: Part I (The Dubious Nativity of Cain); The Twins, Cain & Abel: Part II (The Dubious Death & Resurrection of Abel); More Notes on Distinguishing the "J" Author (The Mark of Yahweh-Cain); The Twins, Esau & Jacob: Part I (The Yahwist Claim); Conclusion: The Kenite Legacy

 

Chapter 3:
The PRIESTLY Source

[3/22 2014; 5/1 2018; 8/30 2020]

Introduction: Compromising Politics Behind Organizing Religion; Kenites Behind Both Kings & Priests (the "Nethinim" or Temple Servants); REVISIONARY AARONITE TEXTUAL TRADITIONS; Distinguishing the Two Creations (an Alternative Adamic Account) "After Their Kind...According to Our Likeness"; Distinguishing the Two Floods: Part I (an Alternating Noahide Account) "Perfect in His Generations"; Distinguishing the Two Floods: Part II (the "Nephilim" or Fallen Ones) "Be Fruitful and Multiply...Be Fruitful and Multiply"; The Twins, Esau & Jacob: Part II (the Priestly Response); Conclusion: The Aaronite Compromise

 

Chapter 4:
The DEUTERONOMIST Source

[5/1 2018; 8/30 2020]

Introduction: The Mounting Mosaic Legal Tradition; Notes on the Emergence of the Deuteronomistic History (Layers of Religio-Political Revision); "The Words which Moses Spoke to All Israel..." THE DEUTERONOMISTIC LEGAL CODE; Annual Festivals and Temple Sacrifices, Part I (the Evolving Fall Festival of Ingathering/Tabernacles); Annual Festivals and Temple Sacrifices, Part II (the Evolving Spring Festival of Passover); The Prophet Jeremiah, Part I ("the Lying Pen of the Scribes"); The Mystery of the Decalogues (the Evolving Testimony/Covenant of "The Ten Commandments"); The Continued Adulteration of Both Text and Peoples: Other Cultic and Social Laws Concerning Race (Misunderstood and Misconstrued, Broken and Forgotten); The Prophet Jeremiah, Part II ("Write this Man Down Childless..."); Conclusion: Messiahs, True and False

 

PART II THE NEW TESTAMENT (NT)

 

Introduction to the NT:
Jesus and the Christian Documentary Hypothesis

[11/23 2012; 3/8 2013; 3/22 2014; 8/30 2020]

The Second Temple and the Gospel of Paul; Jesus Becomes Jewish and the Rise of Marcion; Luke-Acts and the Judeo-Pauline Compromise; Mary Magdalene: The Disciple Jesus Loved; Emperor Constantine and the Rise of Judeo-Christianity

 

Chapter 5:
The Gospel of MARK

[11/23 2012; 3/8 2013; 3/22 2014; 8/30 2020]

Introduction: Ideological Projections of Jesus Christ; A Note on Source Projection into the Gospels; "The Beginning of the Gospel of Jesus Christ" THE ELOHIST SOURCE PROJECTED INTO THE GOSPEL OF MARK; The Passion of Jesus the Christ (the Synoptic & Johannine Accounts); A Commentary on the 14th Chapter of the Gospel of Mark (with Comparative Notes on Matthew, Luke and John); A Commentary on the 15th Chapter of the Gospel of Mark (with Comparative Notes on Matthew, Luke and John); The Testimony of Mary the Magdalene, Part I "The Disciple Whom Jesus Loved" "The One Who was Called His Companion {i.e. His Wife}"; The Resurrection of Jesus the Christ, Part I (the Synoptic Accounts); A Commentary on the 16th Chapter of the Gospel of Mark (with Comparative Notes on Matthew and Luke); The Resurrection of Jesus the Christ, Part II (the Fourth Gospel), or, The Testimony of Mary the Magdalene, Part II "This is the Disciple Who is Testifying to These Things and Who Wrote These Things, and We Know that His {i.e. Her} Testimony is True"; A Commentary on the 20th & 21st Chapter of the Gospel of John; The False Cardinal Doctrine of Vicarious Atonement; Conclusion: Missing the Mark (the Elohist Source Projected in Mark)

 

Chapter 6:
The Gospel of MATTHEW

To be published.

 

Chapter 7:
The Gospel of LUKE

To be published.

 

Chapter 8:
The Gospel of JOHN

To be published.

 

Conclusion to the Fore Gospels

To be published.

 

 

For there is nothing hid,
    save that it should be manifested;
neither was [anything] made secret,
    but that it should come to light.

 

  [Last Updated August 30, 2020]  

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