Commentary on the Gospel of Thomas
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Commentary on the Gospel of Thomas from interpretations to the interpreted by Petr PokornГЅ

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Published by New York, T&t Clark Ltd .
Written in English


  • Gospel of Thomas (Coptic Gospel) -- Criticism, interpretation, etc

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Edition Notes

StatementPetr Pokorný.
LC ClassificationsBS2860.T52 P65 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 177 p.
Number of Pages177
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23543092M
ISBN 100567027449
ISBN 109780567027443
LC Control Number2009455236

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Information on the Gospel of Thomas. The Gospel of Thomas is extant in three Greek fragments and one Coptic manuscript. The Greek fragments are P. Oxy. , which corresponds to the prologue and sayings of the Gospel of Thomas; P. Oxy. 1, which correponds to the Gospel of Thomas , , ; and P. Oxy. , which corresponds to the Gospel of Thomas 24 and Book of Thomas , ‘The hidden sayings that the savior spoke to Judas Thomas, which I, Mathaias, in turn recorded. I was walking, listening to them speak with each other.’“ (The Gospel of Thomas: The Hidden Sayings of Jesus, p. 67) Marvin Meyer suggests that “the living Jesus” is “probably not the resurrected Christ as commonlyFile Size: 1MB.   In “The Gospel of Thomas: Jesus Said What?” in the July/August issue of Biblical Archaeology Review, New Testament scholar Simon Gathercole examines what the sayings of Jesus from the Gospel of Thomas reveal about the early Christian world in which they were , read the sayings of Jesus as translated by Stephen J. Patterson and James M. Robinson and . at that time Saint Thomas gave Saint Matthew a copy of his record of Jesus’ sayings which became copied and circulated among those of gnostic inclination. Since the Nag Hammadi discovery we now possess Saint Thomas’ complete Gospel. The translation I will mostly use in this commentary is that of Thomas O. Size: 1MB.

The Commentary on the Gospel of St. Matthew is so filled with spiritual riches that it is impossible to do justice to it in a short review. For those seeking a deeper interior life, the teaching of St. Thomas on the Sermon on the Mount is, in itself, well worth the price of the book. St/5(11).   This commentary is opened by a study offering information about all aspects of the Gospel of Thomas, especially about its relation to other texts of early Christian literature, including the canonical Gospels. The successive commentary is based upon the Coptic version and discusses also all fragments of the original Greek text. The volume is divided into two parts: The first discusses the. Commentary on the Book of Gospel of John by Matthew Henry. Matthew Henry (18 October – 22 June ) was an English commentator on the Bible, who published his works in , (six-volume Exposition of the Old and New Testaments (–) or Complete Commentary), provides an exhaustive verse by verse study of the Bible, covering the.   Gospel of Thomas or actually: The Gospel According to Thomas also known as Codex II was found in Egypt in The very interesting thing is that the book contains direct citations of Jesus Christ in verses. The Gospel of Thomas was written .

  The Gospel of Thomas was found among a collection of fifty-two writings that included, in addition to an excerpt from Plato's Republic, gospels claiming . The Jesus of the Gospel of Thomas does appear rather different from the Jesus we encounter in the others. Because the Gospel of Mark, for example, depicts Jesus as an utterly unique being. Commentaries can be like recipes: We tend to think that the best one is whichever we encountered first. That’s why, amid the ever-growing list of commentaries on the Gospel of Thomas, some will remain partial to the previous ones written by Ménard, Nordsieck, Plisch, Pokorný, Grosso, DeConick, et al. Now an attractive new commentary has arrived, and it will gain its own adherents. In this new commentary on the controversial Gospel of Thomas, Simon Gathercole provides the most extensive analysis yet published of both the work as a whole and of the individual sayings contained in commentary offers a fresh analysis of Thomas not from the perspective of form criticism and source criticism but seeks to elucidate the meaning of the work and its constituent elements in.