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Archive for the '‘Gospel of Judas’' Category

“The Lost Gospel of Judas Iscariot” -Part 2: Judas in Later Gospel Traditions

Saturday, November 18th, 2006

By Bart D. Ehrman (New York: Oxford Univ. Press, 2006, pgs. 198) Chapter Three:  Judas in Later Gospel Traditions In surveying all the early traditions about Judas, it is the contention of Dr. Ehrman that oral traditions about Judas circulated for a number of years and resulted in some very different and conflicting presentations about […]

Serial Review: “The Lost Gospel of Judas Iscariot: A New Look at Betrayer and Betrayed” -Part 1

Sunday, November 5th, 2006

By Bart D. Ehrman (New York: Oxford Univ. Press, 2006, pgs. 198) This is probably destined to be the definitive book on the subject.  Written by the very able scholar from Chapel Hill.  One may disagree with his conclusions, but Dr. Ehrman is never to be ignored.  I plan to review his book in a ‘serial’ […]

“The Gospel of Judas”

Tuesday, August 15th, 2006

Edited by: Rodolphe Kasser, Marvin Meyer, Gregor Wurst, with Bart D. Ehrman (National Geographic: Washington DC, 2006, 185 pgs)    The book contains an introduction to the ‘Gospel’, with a translation and commentary.  First, a chapter on the incredible story of the discovery of the Codex and intrigue which kept the text from public view for 28 years.  […]

‘Gospel of Judas’: Is It Authentic? -The Theological Test

Saturday, April 15th, 2006

     The defining test for ‘Judas’ is the content evaluation test.  The following questions must be applied to the document in order to authenticate it and to identify its place in history:      1.  What does the ‘Gospel of Judas’ actually teach?      The ‘Gospel’ teaches that there are many gods-“among all those called God.” Jesus in this […]

‘Gospel of Judas’: Is it Authentic?-The Historical Test

Tuesday, April 11th, 2006

     The question of authenticity for the ‘Gospel of Judas’ can be addressed in a number of different ways.       1. If we ask, is the manuscript that was found a genuine copy of the ‘Gospel’?  The answer is Yes.  The scientific evidence seems to prove that the manuscript is a 4th century copy of the […]

‘Judas’ Documentary-Did the Four Gospels Lead to The Holocaust?

Monday, April 10th, 2006

     During the National Geographic documentary on the ‘Gospel of Judas’, shown Sunday night (National Geographic Channel), several of the scholars, including Bart Ehrman & Elaine Pagels, made the claim that the four NT Gospels may have led to the holocaust.  With scenes from the Nazi death camps as a backdrop, these scholars explained how the historical linkage of […]