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Description - The Gospel of Thomas by Richard Valantasis

This volume offers a commentary of the Gospel of Thomas, a work which has previously been accessible only to theologians and scholars. It provides translations of the Coptic and Greek text, with a commentary examining the test line by line. It includes a general introduction outlining the debates of previous scholars and situating the Gospel in its historical and theological contexts. The translation provides an insight into a previously inaccessible text and presents Thomas' gospel as an integral part of the canon of Biblical writings, which can inform us further about the literature of the Judaeo-Christian tradition and early Christianity.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780415116220
ISBN-10: 0415116228
Format: Paperback
(216mm x 138mm x mm)
Pages: 240
Imprint: Routledge
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 27-Jun-1997
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Richard Valantasis

Richard Valantasis is Associate Professor of Early Christian Literature at St. Louis University. His recent publications include Constructions of Power in Asceticism (Journal of the American Academy of Religion). Ordained as an Episcopal priest, he has served parishes and a woman's monastery. He conducts adult education and other retreats for the laity.

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