The Apocryphal Gospels: Texts and Translations by Bart EhrmanThe Apocryphal Gospels: Texts and Translations by Bart Ehrman

The Apocryphal Gospels: Texts and Translations

byBart Ehrman, Zlatko Plese

Hardcover | June 28, 2011

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Bart Ehrman - the New York Times bestselling author of Misquoting Jesus and a recognized authority on the early Christian Church - and co-editor Zlatko Plese here offer a groundbreaking, multi-lingual edition of the Apocryphal Gospels, one that breathes new life into the non-canonical textsthat were once nearly lost to history. In The Apocryphal Gospels, Ehrman and Plese present a rare compilation of over 40 ancient gospel texts and textual fragments that do not appear in the New Testament. This essential collection contains Gospels describing Jesus's infancy, ministry, Passion, and resurrection, as well as the mostcontroversial manuscript discoveries of modern times, including the most significant Gospel discovered in the 20th century - the Gospel of Thomas - and the most recently discovered Gospel, the Gospel of Judas Iscariot. For the first time ever, these sacred manuscripts are featured in the originalGreek, Latin, and Coptic languages, accompanied by fresh English translations that appear next to the original texts, allowing for easy line by line comparison. Also, each translation begins with a thoughtful examination of key historical, literary, and textual issues that places each Gospel in itsproper context. The end result is a resource that enables anyone interested in Christianity or the early Church to understand--better than ever before - the deeper meanings of these apocryphal Gospels. The Apocryphal Gospels is much more than an annotated guide to the Gospels. Through its authoritative use of both native text and engaging, accurate translations, it provides an unprecedented look at early Christianity and the New Testament. This is an indispensable volume for any reader interestedin church history, antiquity, ancient languages, or the Christian faith.
Bart D. Ehrman is the James A. Gray Distinguished Professor at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He is the author of numerous volumes on the early Christian Church, including Lost Scriptures, Lost Christianities, Peter, Paul, and Mary Magdalene, and The Gospel of Judas Iscariot. Zlatko Plese is Associate Professor of An...
Title:The Apocryphal Gospels: Texts and TranslationsFormat:HardcoverDimensions:400 pages, 9.25 × 6.13 × 0.98 inPublished:June 28, 2011Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

PrefaceInfancy GospelsInfancy Gospel of ThomasInfancy Gospel of Thomas CProto-Gospel of JamesGospel of Pseudo MatthewLatin Infancy GospelsCoptic History of Joseph the CarpenterMinistry GospelsJewish Christian GospelsGospel of the NazareansGospel of the EbionitesGospel according to the HebrewsGospel of the EgyptiansA Gospel Harmony: The DiatesseronPapyrus Berlin 11710Papyrus Cairensis 10735Papyrus Egerton 2Papyrus Merton 51P Oxy 210P Oxy 840P Oxy 1224P Oxy 2949P Oxy 4009P Vindob G 2325Sayings Gospels and AgraphaGospel of ThomasGospel of Thomas: Greek fragmentsAgraphaPassion / Resurrection/ and Post-Resurrection GospelsGospel of PeterGospel of JudasAbgar LegendGospel of Nicodemus AGospel of Nicodemus BReport of PilateHanding over of PilateLetter of Pilate to ClaudiusLetter of Pilate to HerodLetter of Herod to PilateVindicta SalvatorisMors PilatiNarrative of Joseph of ArimatheaGospel of MaryGospel of Mary: Greek fragmentsGreater Questions of Mary