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Recovering the Original Gospel of Thomas : a History of the Gospel and its Growth.

Author: April D DeConick
Publisher: London : Bloomsbury Publishing, 2006.
Series: Library of New Testament studies.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English
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This book explores the fascinating and enigmatic collection of 114 sayings of Jesus, the ''Gospel of Thomas'' that was discovered in the sands of Nag Hammadi, Egypt, in the 1940''s. Since its discovery, scholars and the public alike have been intrigued to know what the Gospel says and what light it sheds on the formation of early Christianity. Here, DeConick provides a new English translation of the entire Gospel of  Read more...
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Criticism, interpretation, etc
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DeConick, April D.
Recovering the Original Gospel of Thomas : A History of the Gospel and its Growth.
London : Bloomsbury Publishing, ©2006
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: April D DeConick
ISBN: 9780567489173 0567489175
OCLC Number: 893331214
Description: 1 online resource (311 pages).
Contents: Cover; Half-title; Title; Copyright; Contents; Preface; Abbreviations; List of Illustrations; PART ONE MAPPING A METHODOLOGY; Chapter 1 The ''New'' Traditionsgeschichtliche Approach; Chapter 2 The Enigmatic Gospel of Thomas; Chapter 3 The Rolling Gospel of Thomas; PART TWO RECOVERING THE KERNEL; Chapter 4 An Early Christian Speech Gospel; Chapter 5 The Imminent Apocalypse; PART THREE ASSESSING THE ACCRETIONS; Chapter 6 The Collapse of the Apocalypse; Chapter 7 The Restoration of Eden; Chapter 8 A Mystical Revival; Chapter 9 The Immanent Apocalypse; Chapter 10 Thomas and Christian Origins.
Series Title: Library of New Testament studies.

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This book explores the fascinating and enigmatic collection of 114 sayings of Jesus, the ''Gospel of Thomas'' that was discovered in the sands of Nag Hammadi, Egypt, in the 1940''s. Since its discovery, scholars and the public alike have been intrigued to know what the Gospel says and what light it sheds on the formation of early Christianity. Here, DeConick provides a new English translation of the entire Gospel of Thomas, which includes the original ''kernel'' of the Gospel and all the sayings. A unique feature of this book is that translations to the parallels of the Gospel are als.

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