I tend to think this is just an ancient version of the "Da Vinci Code"...or near equivalent.
Fiction has always been popular. ;)
There was a funny interview yesterday with a "Church spokesman." The reporter breathlessly asked if the Church was "suppressing" the Gnostic "gospels" out of "fear" that they would "undermine" the faith. The priest answered: "Not really. You can buy them in any Catholic bookstore."
heh heh heh