2 edition of The fifth gospel found in the catalog.
The fifth gospel
Stephen J. Patterson
In December 1945, at the base of cliffs that run along the Nile River near the modern-day town of Nag Hammadi, an Egyptian farmer discovered a sealed jar containing thirteen ancient Coptic codices. This discovery represented arguably the most significant manuscript discovery of the twentieth century for the study of the New Testament and Christian origins. Of all the texts found none has been more important than the Gospel of Thomas for our understanding of early Christianity. This classic book presents the best text and the best translation of Thomas in user-friendly form. Additional chapters provide a general introduction to the Gospel of Thomas and tell the fascinating story of that discovery itself by one who was directly involved in bringing this new Gospel to light. An annotated list for further reading completes the volume. This new edition features updated material which takes account of recent research on the gospel of Thomas. The translation has been refined at points, and the bibliographical material updated.
Includes bibliographical references (p. -99) and indexes.
|Other titles||Gospel of Thomas (Coptic Gospel). English. Bethge. 2011.|
|Statement||Stephen J. Patterson, with an essay by James M. Robinson, and a new revised translation from Hans-Gebhard Bethge, et al|
|Contributions||Robinson, James M. (James McConkey), 1924-, Bethge, Hans-Gebhard|
|LC Classifications||BS2860.T52 P384 2011|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xiv, 129 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||129|
|ISBN 10||0567549062, 0567285618|
|ISBN 10||9780567549068, 9780567285614|
|LC Control Number||2011278030|
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