Stephen J. Patterson is the George H. Atkinson Professor of Religious and Ethical Studies at Willamette University. A historian of religion, Patterson specializes in the origins of Christianity, especially the hidden histories found in books that were not included in the Bible. He has authored and co-authored nine books and more than a hundred essays, articles, and reviews, including most recently The Gospel of Thomas and Christian Origins (2013) and The Lost Way: How Two Forgotten Gospels are Rewriting the Story of Christian Origins (2014).
Introduction: The Unbelievable Creed
Chapter 1: Christianity's Forgotten First Creed Chapter 2: The Oldest Cliché Chapter 3: Children of God Chapter 4: There is No Jew or Greek Chapter 5: There is No Slave or Free Chapter 6: There is No Male and Female