Ultimately, primary sources is where it all, although they lack a historical framework better found with opponents.
Heresy hunters mixing with Gnostic Gospels is what most experts do. Is that right, Michael posits.
But who are the Gnostics, though?
The movement seems to agree with Brakke and Layton that is should be the Sethians and such works as the Secret Book of John.
That might leave out the Gospel of Truth, Thunder the Perfect Mind, Apocalypse of Paul and The Gospel of Thomas.
But is this right. Michael continues.