Dual Unto Others by Mike Aquilina

Dual Unto Others

The Missing Gospels: Unearthing the Truth Behind Alternative Christianities
by Darrell L. Bock
Nelson, 2006
(230 pages, $21.99, hardcover)

reviewed by Mike Aquilina

Evangelical scholar Darrell Bock has produced a much-needed orthodox introduction to the major texts produced by the ancient heretics usually described as “Gnostic.” Until now, the most accessible introductions to Gnosticism and its “gospels”—the Gospel of Thomas, Gospel of Philip, Gospel of Mary, and so on—have been written by scholars who are sanguine toward the heresies and critical or dismissive of orthodox Christianity.

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Mike Aquilina is vice president of the St. Paul Center for Biblical Theology (www.salvationhistory.com) and a general editor of The Catholic Vision of Love catechetical series.

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