The website reflects a conventional, moderate Christian faith. It does not endorse the views of any one denomination. If Christians take different views on a subject, all viewpoints are explained in an unbiased way.
Early Christian Writings is the most complete collection of Christian texts before the Council of Nicaea in 325 AD. The site provides translations and commentary for these sources, including the New Testament, Apocrypha, Gnostics, Church Fathers, and some non-Christian references.
Presenting materials from the Nag Hammadi Library, a collection of thirteen ancient books discovered in upper Egypt in 1945. This immensely important discovery includes a large number of primary "Gnostic Gospels" – texts once thought to have been entirely destroyed during the early Christian struggle to define "orthodoxy" – scriptures such as the Gospel of Thomas, the Gospel of Philip, and the Gospel of Truth.
A thousands years ago, the Christian Church split in two when their respective leaders excommunicated each other. While undoubtedly the most dramatic event of the relationship, history shows that this it was not, however, the beginning, nor the end of the events that led to the Great Schism.