2 edition of The Apocryphal Gospels found in the catalog.
|LC Classifications||November 12, 2006|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xvi, 126 p. :|
|Number of Pages||97|
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Many scholars consider the Gospel of Thomas to be a text, since it was found in a library among others, it contains Gnostic themes, and perhaps presupposes a Gnostic worldview. It was first published, with a Latin translation and copious notes, by Professor Sike of Cambridge in 1697, afterwards by Fabricius, Jones, Schmid, and Thilo.
The Muratorian Fragment : 74—76 Sources [ ]• The writer was obviously a Jewish Christian.
Theissen and Merz give sayings 31 and 65 as examples of this. Apocrifi del Nuovo Testamento in Italian. Whether these were separate sects or simply supporters of more liberal or narrower views of the same sect cannot well be determined.
- Standard The Apocryphal Gospels of the Coptic text. The aim of the apocryphal gospels may be regarded as 1 heretical or 2 supplemental or legendary: that is to say, such as either were framed in support of some heresy or such as assume the canonical gospels and try to make additions — largely legendary — to them.
Matthew 1:16, 18—25, 2:11, 13:53—55, Mark 6:2—3, Luke 1:30—35, 2:4—21, 34• The Apocryphal New Testament 2nd ed. From Eusebius Historia Ecclesiastica, VI, 12, 2 it was known that a Gospel of Peter was in use in the church of Rhossus, a town in the diocese of Antioch at the end of the 2nd century, that controversy had arisen as to its character, and that after a careful examination of it Serapion, bishop of Antioch 190-203had condemned it as docetic. Looking into this further, we see that while the canonical Gospels present a unified record of Jesus's life and teachings, the apocryphal gospels present very divergent views which are not found in other early church writings.
It rather shocks one to read them as recorded of the Lord Jesus Christ. Consequently, these Gnostic gospels attempted to take the place of The Apocryphal Gospels four gospels as authoritative depictions of the words and deeds of Christ.
Judged by its contents which reveal an advanced stage of the worship of the Virgin and also of church ritual, the document cannot have been produced earlier than the end of the 4th or the beginning of the 5th century, and it has a place among the apocryphal documents condemned by the Gelasian Decree.
Perrin explains the order of the sayings by attempting to demonstrate that almost all adjacent sayings are connected by Syriac catchwords, whereas in Coptic or Greek, catchwords have been found for only less than half of the pairs of adjacent sayings.
The fact that Thomas appears to quote, parallel, or allude to more than half of the documents in the New Testament would suggest it is no earlier than AD 150.
In the years since, more works such as the have come to light, which the early church would have considered heretical.
Jerome, On Illustrious Men, 2• These include: the Gospel of Andrew, the Gospel of Bartholomew, the Gospel of Barnabas, and Memoirs of the Apostles.