From: D. Peterson (
Date: Sun Dec 03 1995 - 01:32:09 EST

>> Not NT, but in 2 Clement there is that strange notion of the female having
>>to become male in order to have salvation. It's not a literal passage, but
>>some kind of allegory. I think it is referring to females needing to become
>>celibate in order to be saved-- the opposite of Paul's advice.
>>Tim Staker
>Likewise, G of Thomas, Log 114 is pretty explicit in making exactly this point.

I thought the point there was not aerete as 'male' but as 'virtuous'.??

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