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The apocryphal Gospels : a very short introduction

Author: Paul Foster
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2009.
Series: Very short introductions, 201.
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This Very Short Introduction offers a clear and concise account of the apocryphal gospels. Exploring their origins, discovery and interpretation, and examining controversies and case-studies, Paul Foster shows how the texts can offer us an important window on the vibrant and multi-faceted face of early Christianity. - ;This Very Short Introduction offers a clear, accessible, and concise account of the apocryphal  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Foster, Paul, 1966-
Apocryphal Gospels.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2009
(DLC) 2009277936
(OCoLC)269433587
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Foster
ISBN: 9780191567469 0191567469 9780191777141 0191777145 9780199236947 0199236941 1282126075 9781282126077
OCLC Number: 428732119
Description: 1 online resource (152 pages) : illustrations, map.
Contents: The apocryphal Gospels : what's in a name? --
The gospels from Nag Hammadi --
The infancy gospels --
Gospels set during the early life of Jesus --
Secret revelations and dialogue gospels --
Insights from the non-canonical gospels.
Series Title: Very short introductions, 201.
Responsibility: Paul Foster.

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"Very Short" could just as truthfully be described as "Very Informative"... Illuminating and accessible. Methodist Recorder He writes with elegance and clarity, and presents... complex arguments... Read more...

 
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