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What are they saying about the Gospel of Thomas?

Author: Christopher W Skinner
Publisher: New York : Paulist Press, ©2012.
Series: WATSA series.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Since its discovery the Gospel of Thomas has been the subject of intense study for those with interests in the developments of earliest Christianity. Three questions remain unanswered in contemporary scholarship: (1) When was Thomas composed?; (2) What is the relationship between Thomas and the canonical Gospels?; (3) What theological outlook is presented in the Gospel of Thomas? This volume provides a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher W Skinner
ISBN: 9780809147618 0809147610 9781616431365 1616431369
OCLC Number: 759491774
Description: xv, 121 p. ; 21 cm.
Contents: The Gospel of Thomas in historical perspective --
What are they saying about the date of Thomas? --
What are they saying about Thomas's relationship to the canonical gospels? --
What are they saying about Thomas's theological outlook? --
The Gospel of Thomas and the historical Jesus.
Series Title: WATSA series.
Responsibility: Christopher W. Skinner.

Abstract:

"Since its discovery the Gospel of Thomas has been the subject of intense study for those with interests in the developments of earliest Christianity. Three questions remain unanswered in contemporary scholarship: (1) When was Thomas composed?; (2) What is the relationship between Thomas and the canonical Gospels?; (3) What theological outlook is presented in the Gospel of Thomas? This volume provides a comprehensive overview of recent scholarly opinions on these three questions" -- Amazon.com.
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