The Other Gospels: Accounts of Jesus from Outside the New Testament by Bart D. EhrmanThe Other Gospels: Accounts of Jesus from Outside the New Testament by Bart D. Ehrman

The Other Gospels: Accounts of Jesus from Outside the New Testament

EditorBart D. Ehrman, Zlatko Plese

Paperback | January 1, 2014

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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 Zlatko Plese here offer a groundbreaking edition of the Apocryphal Gospels, one that breathes new life into the non-canonical texts that were once nearly lostto history.In The Other 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. Each translation begins with a thoughtful examination of key historical,literary, and textual issues that places each Gospel in its proper 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 Other Gospels is much more than an annotated guide to the Gospels. Through its authoritative use of engaging, accurate translations, it provides an unprecedented look at early Christianity and the New Testament. This is an indispensable volume for any reader interested in church history,antiquity, or the Christian faith.
Bart D. Ehrman is James A. Gray Professor of Religious Studies at UNC Chapel Hill. Zlatko Plese is Associate Professor of Ancient Mediterranean Religions at UNC Chapel Hill.
Title:The Other Gospels: Accounts of Jesus from Outside the New TestamentFormat:PaperbackDimensions:336 pages, 9.25 × 6.12 × 0.68 inPublished:January 1, 2014Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0199335222

ISBN - 13:9780199335220


Rated 5 out of 5 by from The Other Gospels A great and informative read. Good food for thought for all believers and non-believers. It will affect the way you think about the world, and it's present state.
Date published: 2015-08-16

Table of Contents

PrefaceInfancy Gospels1. The Infancy Gospel of Thomas2. The Infancy Gospel of Thomas C: An Alternative Beginning3. The Proto-Gospel of James4. The Gospel of Pseudo-Matthew5. The Latin Infancy Gospels (J Composition): Arundel Form6. The History of Joseph the CarpenterMinistry Gospels7. The Jewish Christian GospelsThe Gospel of the NazareansThe Gospel of the EbionitesThe Gospel according to the Hebrew8. The Gospel according to the Egyptians9. A Gospel Harmony: The Diatessaron?10. Papyrus Berlin 1171011. Papyrus Cairo 1073512. Papyrus Egerton 2 (and Papyrus Kln 255)13. Papyrus Merton 5114. Papyrus Oxyrhynchus 21015. Papyrus Oxyrhynchus 84016. Papyrus Oxyrhynchus 122417. Papyrus Oxyrhynchus 294918. Papyrus Oxyrhynchus 400919. Papyrus Vindobenensis G 2325 (The Fay-m Fragment)Sayings Gospels and Agrapha20. The Gospel according to ThomasThe Gospel according to Thomas: The Greek Fragments21. AgraphaPassion, Resurrection, and Post-Resurrection Gospels22. The Gospel of Peter23. The Gospel of Judas24. Jesus' Correspondence with Abgar25. The Gospel of the Savior26. The Discourse upon the Cross27. The Gospel of Nicodemus (The Acts of Pilate) A28. The Gospel of Nicodemus (The Acts of Pilate) B (Including the Descent into Hades)29. The Report of Pontius Pilate (Anaphora Pilati)30. The Handing Over of Pilate (Paradosis Pilati)31. The Letter of Pilate to Claudius32. The Letter of Pilate to Herod33. The Letter of Herod to Pilate34. The Letter of Tiberius to Pilate35. The Vengeance of the Savior (Vindicta Salvatoris)36. The Death of Pilate Who Condemned Jesus (Mores Pilati)37. The Narrative of Joseph of Arimathea38. The Gospel according to MaryThe Gospel according to Mary: Greek Fragments39. The Greater Questions of Mary