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The thirteenth apostle : what the Gospel of Judas really says

Author: April D De Conick
Publisher: London ; New York : Continuum, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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April, who is Professor of Biblical Studies at Rice University, offers a new translation of the Gospel of Judas which seriously challenges the National Geographic version, until now the only available English translation. April takes issue with the National Geographic interpretation of a "good Judas", and with those scholars such as Bart Ehrman and Elaine Pagels who have endorsed this reading, and insists rather  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Judas Iskariot.
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: April D De Conick
ISBN: 9780826499646 0826499643
OCLC Number: 156831040
Description: xxi, 202 pages : illustrations, maps ; 22 cm
Contents: Timeline --
Part 1: An unfamiliar story. The silenced voice ; A Gnostic catechism --
Part 2: Translation matters. A mistaken gospel ; The Gospel of Judas in English translation --
Part 3: Good old Judas? Judas the confessor ; Judas the demon ; Judas the sacrificer ; An ancient Gnostic parody --
Epilogue --
Appendix 1: Further reading --
Appendix 2: A synopsis of Sethian Gnostic literature --
Appendix 3: Testimony from the Church Fathers on the Gospel of Judas --
Appendix 4: Q & A with April Deconick.
Responsibility: April D. DeConick.
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In 2006, National Geographic released the English translation of the "Gospel of Judas. It caused a sensation because it seemed to overturn the popular image of Judas the betrayer and instead  Read more...

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