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Foryears its message lay hidden When the bound papyrus pages of this lost gospel finally reached scholars who could unlock its meaning, they were astounded Here was a gospel that had not been seen since the early days of Xianity, which few experts had even thought existed a gospel told from the perspective of Judas Iscariot, history s ultimate traitor Far from being a villain, the Judas that emerges in its pages is a hero In this radical reinterpretation, Jesus asks Judas to betray him In contrast to the New Testament Gospels, Judas is presented as a role model for all those who wish to be disciples of Jesus He s the one apostle who truly understands Jesus This volume is the st publication of the remarkable gospel since it was condemned as heresy by early Church leaders, most notably by Irenaeus, inHidden away in a cavern in Middle Egypt, the codex containing the gospel was discovered by farmers in the s In the intervening years the papyrus codex was bought sold by antiquities traders, hidden away carried across three continents, all the while suffering damage that reduced much of it to fragments In , it finally found its way into the hands of a team of experts who would painstakingly reassemble restore it The Gospel of Judas has been translated from its original Coptic into clear prose It s accompanied by commentary that explains its history in the context of the early Church, offering a new way of understanding the message of Jesus [PDF / Epub] ❤ The End (The 30-Day Collective Book 1) ✅ Ellen A. Easton – Ralphslaurensoutlet.co.uk they were astounded Here was a gospel that had not been seen since the early days of Xianity ❰BOOKS❯ ✬ The Light Over London Author Julia Kelly – Ralphslaurensoutlet.co.uk which few experts had even thought existed a gospel told from the perspective of Judas Iscariot ➶ [Reading] ➸ Cell By Robin Cook ➫ – Ralphslaurensoutlet.co.uk history s ultimate traitor Far from being a villain [Reading] ➶ Braving the Wilderness Author Brené Brown – Ralphslaurensoutlet.co.uk the Judas that emerges in its pages is a hero In this radical reinterpretation [PDF / Epub] ✅ Lightning / Midnight / The Bad Place By Dean Koontz – Ralphslaurensoutlet.co.uk Jesus asks Judas to betray him In contrast to the New Testament Gospels ➾ [Download] ➾ A Cidade Das Trevas (Dean Koontzs Frankenstein, By Dean Koontz ➳ – Ralphslaurensoutlet.co.uk Judas is presented as a role model for all those who wish to be disciples of Jesus He s the one apostle who truly understands Jesus This volume is the st publication of the remarkable gospel since it was condemned as heresy by early Church leaders [Read] ➱ Iron Council (New Crobuzon, Author China Miéville – Ralphslaurensoutlet.co.uk most notably by Irenaeus [Epub] ➟ Big Magic By Elizabeth Gilbert – Ralphslaurensoutlet.co.uk inHidden away in a cavern in Middle Egypt [Reading] ➮ Bloody Acquisitions (Fred, the Vampire Accountant, ➶ Drew Hayes – Ralphslaurensoutlet.co.uk the codex containing the gospel was discovered by farmers in the s In the intervening years the papyrus codex was bought sold by antiquities traders ☉ [PDF / Epub] ☆ Dangerous By Amanda Quick ❤ – Ralphslaurensoutlet.co.uk hidden away carried across three continents [PDF / Epub] ★ Succeed and Grow Rich through Persuasion ✈ Napoleon Hill – Ralphslaurensoutlet.co.uk all the while suffering damage that reduced much of it to fragments In ➼ [Download] ➹ Agile Software Requirements By Dean Leffingwell ➹ – Ralphslaurensoutlet.co.uk it finally found its way into the hands of a team of experts who would painstakingly reassemble restore it The Gospel of Judas has been translated from its original Coptic into clear prose It s accompanied by commentary that explains its history in the context of the early Church [BOOKS] ✪ The Last Kids on Earth By Max Brallier – Ralphslaurensoutlet.co.uk offering a new way of understanding the message of Jesus The Gospel of Judas


About the Author: Rodolphe Kasser

Born in Yverdon les Bains, Switzerland Kasser obtained his higher education in theology in Lausanne and in Paris from 1946 1950 And a diploma from the cole Pratique des Hautes tudes Ph.D equivalent in Paris in 1964 1 He conducted pastoral ministry in Switzerland and in France from 1953 to 1959.From 1963 to 1998 he was on the staff at the Faculty of Arts of the University of Geneva, lecturing in Coptic languages and literature First as professor extraordinary from 1963 to 1976, then as professor from 1976 to 1998 Since 1965 he has been the head of the archaeological excavations of the Swiss Mission of Coptic Archaeology in the Kellia, Lower Egypt.Since 1963 Kasser has done important research in the field of Coptic philology, including the preparation of a new Coptic dictionary This work was done in parallel with reforms in Coptic dialectal classification Kasser s numerous publications, from 1964 to 2005, illustrate his activity of research He has published several important Greek and Coptic codices of the Bodmeriana Library, most of them biblical.Since 2001 Kasser has organized the restoration and prepared the edition princeps of Codex Tchacos, containing the Gospel of Judas and three other Coptic gnostic texts.His recent published work is an English translation of a 1,700 year old copy of the Gospel of Judas 2 The papyrus manuscript went on display at the National Geographic Society s museum in Washington DC in April, 2006.The translation contends that the most vilified man in Christendom understood Jesus better than any of the other disciples The disciple who betrayed Jesus was actually doing the bidding of Christ himself.



10 thoughts on “The Gospel of Judas

  1. says:

    As a child in Sunday School I was always the thorn in the side of my teachers The Judas problems there were two for me always nagged me and I could not get a straight answer from anyone This Gospel does offer insight validation about my childish concerns,


  2. says:

    I happen to be a fan of all of the Banned from the Bible specials on the History Channel, both parts I II I actually sit through them every time they air, you might even say I do this religiously Although this tends to be something like a six hour event I m s


  3. says:

    Very interesting Gnostic text and intelligent discussion Of course, I don t feel any of the Gnostic texts are authentic to the 1st c, most experts place them in the 2nd c which is far too late to be an accurate narrative The Gnostics had radical beliefs and I se


  4. says:

    Around 180 Irenaeus, Bishop of what s now called Lyon, in his Adversus Haeresis, five books denouncing the errors of those deviating from his own orthodoxy, mentioned a gospel of Judas In the late seventies such a text was found and, finally, over thirty years late


  5. says:

    Let s get this straight I finished the text, not the entire book I m sure the essays that followed The Gospel of Judasare interesting and provide historical insight to the lost text, it doesn t further my pursuit of reading as many religious texts as I promised a stup


  6. says:

    An easily readable and understandable translation and explication of a little known noncanonical gospel Fascinating take on some early Christians beliefs about the most reviled Apostle in modern Christian belief.


  7. says:

    Clear and concise without any religious or supernatural agenda The essays at the end really help make sense in a historical and fact based manner


  8. says:

    Judas gospel has an unexpectedly difficult time living up to the hype From the days of Bishop Iraenus on close to 2,000 years now this book has been the subject of rumors, whispers, hints and innuendo After the centuries of buildup what a lot of folks hoped Judas gospel would


  9. says:

    I particularly enjoyed that the subject was presented objectively and clearly, and where necessary added enough historical context for a full exegesis of the Judas Gospel Opposing scholarly views are expressed but generally both measured, without the media sensationalism this kin


  10. says:

    Preserved as a heart breaking fragment, the Gospel of Judas sheds a new light on Jesus Christ Jesus was mirthful and didn t take his disciples too seriously Surprise Judas was Jesus favorite disciple whom Jesus entrusted with bringing the crucifixion about and liberating his spirit


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