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On wine and vineyards

The Gospel of Thomas has a rather dark view of wine and vineyards.

(40) Jesus says:

(1) “A grapevine was planted outside of the Father.
(2) And since it is not supported, it will be pulled up by its roots (and) will perish.”

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Timothy James Lambert

Timothy James Lambert

Author of The Gnostic Notebook series, stand-up comedian, and Gnostic. Known as the Judas Iscariot of Gnosticism for revealing that which is not to be revealed.

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