Thomas, the Other Gospel
By (author) Nicholas Perrin
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Thomas, the Other Gospel by Nicholas Perrin
Book DescriptionSince its discovery in the mid-1940s, the Gospel of Thomas has aroused the interest of scholars and general readers alike. Thomas, the Other Gospel provides a clear, comprehensive, nontechnical guide through the scholarly maze of issues surrounding the Coptic text. Nicholas Perrin argues that the Gospel derives not from the era of Jesus or even the apostles but from the late second century CE. Further, contrary to what many scholars believe, he maintains that the Gospel was originally written in Syriac rather than in Greek, and he concludes that the real value of the Gospel of Thomas lies not in what it might be thought to say about the "real Jesus" but in what it tells us about early Christianity.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780664232115
(216mm x 140mm x 10mm)
Imprint: Westminster/John Knox Press,U.S.
Publisher: Westminster/John Knox Press,U.S.
Publish Date: 14-Jun-2007
Country of Publication: United States
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Author Biography - Nicholas Perrin
Nicholas Perrin is Associate Professor of New Testament at Wheaton College Graduate School in Wheaton, Illinois. He is the author of Thomas and Tatian: The Relationship between the Gospel of Thomas and the Diatessaron and coeditor of Questioning Q.
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