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Posted: 9/2/2004 10:24:30 AM EDT
I know (well, to be honest, I assume) there are alot of questionable works in the Vatican's library. Stuff I am sure the Catholic church would not want out, dead sea scrolls, stuff like that.

Anyone have any recommendations for books to read on this subject?


BTW, I am Catholic (really, non-practicing) and I am just curious.
Need something good to read.

Link Posted: 9/2/2004 10:27:15 AM EDT
Not of hand I don't. But if you do find a book about it I highly suggest you read one actually written by a Christian that isn't out to degrade the Church, but just presents the facts.

Lots of other Christians LOVE to hate Catholics.

Link Posted: 9/2/2004 10:51:17 AM EDT
Well put Sgt.
Link Posted: 9/2/2004 6:40:00 PM EDT
I know that sarge. And it's not for anything other than my own desire to know.


Anyone else?

Link Posted: 9/3/2004 3:53:02 AM EDT

throw me a bone here

Link Posted: 9/3/2004 5:29:07 AM EDT
give me time....I am looking.

Link Posted: 9/3/2004 5:36:19 AM EDT
The Dead Sea Scrolls will provide little information about Jesus or early Christian history. They were written by a small group of Jews, who did not believe Jesus to be the Messiah. They will provide an interesting look into how people of their group lived during that time.
Link Posted: 9/3/2004 5:40:02 AM EDT
If you are looking for something good to read, I would recommend "Capitalism and Freedom" by Milton Friedman. Off your topic, I know, but I am halfway through this book and love it.
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