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* The Jews, Christians, and some Neoplatonists during the first century apparently agreed that Greek philosophy either originated with Moses or was at least known to him. What do you think? Could some of it have been part of an oral tradition among the Jews (which continued among the Essenes and Therapeutae)? Do you think there could be a common source for Jewish philosophy and Greek philosophy? If so, who?

* What do you think of Voltaire's (and others) evidence for the patriarch Abraham being a Brahmin from India (the spiritual home of such philosophies as enlightenment, reincarnation, and transmigration, not to mention the fact that 'Veda' means "knowledge".)?

* In the Jesus Mysteries, you and co-author Timothy Freke interpret the Orpheus/Bacchos amulet as depicting an unknown/lost mythical variation of the death of Orpheus. Considering that Clement and a few other Gnostic Christians viewed Jesus as the New Orpheus, do you think it could essentially be saying that *Jesus* is becoming a Bacchos instead of Orpheus?

* As you believe that Christianity was originally Gnostic, what do you think of the fact that the Nag Hammadi texts was buried around the same time Theodosius ordered the destruction of the Sarapeum (and we subsequently lost most of the contents of the daughter Library in Alexandria)?

* Finally, I loved reading 'The Jesus Mysteries', 'Jesus and the Lost Goddess', and 'The Laughing Jesus', one of the main reasons being that with you and Timothy Freke, there are finally some scholars who aren't afraid to pursue the evidence to whereever it leads. Any more similarly-themed books planned for the future?

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GHMB Community Interview: Peter Gandy --Ask Anything 530 lukehancock 05-Mar-12 18:32
Thank you for all your hard work! It made a big difference ... 331 Thomas Razzeto 06-Mar-12 06:07
Re: GHMB Community Interview: Peter Gandy --Ask Anything 558 Ferdelance 06-Mar-12 19:06
Thank you, Peter! n/t 295 Nejc 06-Mar-12 19:58
Re: GHMB Community Interview: Peter Gandy --Ask Anything 594 michael seabrook 07-Mar-12 22:23
Re: GHMB Community Interview: Peter Gandy --Ask Anything 603 carolb 07-Mar-12 22:33
Re: GHMB Community Interview: Peter Gandy --Ask Anything 511 Eddie Larry 08-Mar-12 01:48
My 4 questions 597 lukehancock 08-Mar-12 12:11
Re: My 4 questions 299 cladking 08-Mar-12 18:54
Re: GHMB Community Interview: Peter Gandy --Ask Anything 587 Deep1 10-Mar-12 19:25
Re: GHMB Community Interview: Peter Gandy --Ask Anything 660 wordsmyth 11-Mar-12 17:28
Questions Closed 276 lukehancock 12-Mar-12 19:24
Questions answered 264 lukehancock 20-Mar-12 19:12
Re: Questions answered 228 carolb 20-Mar-12 20:49
Re: Questions answered 280 Eddie Larry 21-Mar-12 01:45
Re: Questions answered 282 wordsmyth 21-Mar-12 16:30
Re: Questions answered 270 poster72 21-Mar-12 18:49

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