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The Two Xtianities (not counting the myriad sects currently extant)

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Submitted by orange yonason (United States), Jan 26, 2006 at 14:18

BS"D

"The Rambam was faced with problems caused not only by his Moslem neighbors, but also by the Christians who occupied Eretz Yisrael after the Crusades. He was, therefore, well-versed in Christianity. His references to Jesus and Mohammed were purged from all early printed editions of Mishneh Torah produced in Europe."
http://www.manfredlehmann.com/sieg96.html

So, if we had the unexpergated versions we would know a great deal more about the actual history, rather than the revisionist version. Fortunately, some of those documents did survive.

"The Rambam in his 'Teshuvot' gives a correct account of the two types of Christianity: the one that Jesus and his contemporaries practiced, and the one that was created later, without much Jewish content."
(ibid)

Sorry to be the one to break it to you, but Cristianity is not as immutable as you have been led to believe.
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