The Gospel Of Thomas Translation With Commentary
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📒The Original Gospel Of Thomas In Translation ✍ April D. DeConick
✏The Original Gospel of Thomas in Translation Book Summary : An enigmatic collection of 114 sayings of Jesus, the 'Gospel of Thomas' was discovered in the sands of Nag Hammadi, Egypt, in the 1940's. Here, April DeConick provides a new English translation of the entire Gospel of Thomas, which includes the original 'kernel' of the Gospel and all the sayings. Whilst most other translations are of the Coptic text with only occasional reference to the Greek fragment variants, this translation integrates the Greek and offers new solutions to complete the lacunae. A unique feature of this book is that translations to the parallels of the Gospel are also included. Since its discovery, scholars and the public alike have been intrigued to know what the Gospel says and what light it sheds on the formation of early Christianity. In 'Recovering the Original Gospel of Thomas', April DeConick argued that the gospel was a 'rolling corpus,' a book of sayings that grew over time, beginning as a simple written gospel containing oracles of the prophet Jesus. As the community faced various crises and constituency changes, including the delay of the Eschaton and the need to accommodate Gentiles within the group, its traditions were reinterpreted and the sayings in their gospel updated, accommodating the present experiences of the community. This volume was originally published in hardback as volume 287 in the Journal for the Study of the New Testament Supplement series and is part of the Early Christianity in Context subseries.
📒The Gospel Of Thomas Translation With Commentary ✍ Dr. A. Nyland
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📒The Gospel Of Thomas ✍ Uwe-Karsten Plisch
✏The Gospel of Thomas Book Summary : The Gospel of Thomas, a collection of words of Jesus, is one of the most significant extrabiblical texts of the early Christian era. This edition presents the texts in the classical languages and provides an English translation and a readily readable commentary. It includes: An introduction to the Gospel of Thomas The complete Coptic text The text of the Greek fragments and a Greek retranslation of all logia with parallel texts from the canonical gospels An English translation An extensive commentary Illustrations of the Coptic manuscript An appendix with an index and bibliography The introduction and commentary do not assume knowledge of the classical languages, making the Gospel of Thomas accessible to a broad audience. Dr. Uwe-Karsten Plisch is a renowned specialist in extrabiblical texts of the early Christian era (2nd/3rd centuries). He participates in the German translation of the texts from Nag Hammadi
📒The Gospel Of Thomas ✍ Nancy Dorian
✏The Gospel of Thomas Book Summary : In this commentary, Simon Gathercole provides a detailed analysis of the most controversial of all early Christian apocrypha, the Gospel of Thomas.
📒The Gospel Of Thomas ✍ Lynn Bauman
✏The Gospel of Thomas Book Summary : The discovery of the Gospel of Thomas has created an immense flurry of curiosity and speculation. Is the text real? Are these the authentic words of Jesus? If they are, what does it all mean? This new translation is surrounded by supportive material to help scholars and students alike explore these sayings in depth. Unlike other translations, Lynn Baumans sensitive work is not simply a 'literal' translation. Based upon the principle of 'dynamic equivalency', its purpose is to propel the reader/listener into an equivalent experience of language and meaning as the original Coptic text but in English, with equivalent cultural terms and ideas. It is therefore fresher, more poignant, more direct, and more understandable without being a paraphrase. In addition, the text has with it a readers guide. Each saying of Jesus is accompanied by a section that includes Questions for Reflection, an academic translation of each saying, and notes dealing with translation choices. This enables the student/reader to make discoveries on his or her own through suggestions and questions for consideration, meditation, and journalling. Bauman brings this important 'secret' gospel, with its radical view of Jesus as a Master of Wisdom, to life as a text to be utilised for contemporary spiritual practice.
📒Gospel Of Thomas Annotated And Explained ✍ Stevan L. Davies
✏Gospel of Thomas Annotated and Explained Book Summary : Sheds light on the origins of Christianity, presenting Jesus as a wisdom-loving sage whose aphoristic sayings portray the kingdom of God as a present fact about the world, rather than a future promise or future threat. Original.
📒The Gospel Of Thomas ✍ Richard Valantasis
✏The Gospel of Thomas Book Summary : This volume offers the first full commentary on the Gospel of Thomas, a work which has previously been accessible only to theologians and scholars. Valantasis provides fresh translations of the Coptic and Greek text, with an illuminating commentary, examining the text line by line. He includes a general introduction outlining the debates of previous scholars and situating the Gospel in its historical and theological contexts. The Gospel of Thomas provides an insight into a previously inaccessible text and presents Thomas' gospel as an integral part of the canon of Biblical writings, which can inform us further about the literature of the Judeo-Christian tradition and early Christianity.
📒Commentary On The Gospel Of John ✍ Saint Thomas (Aquinas)
✏Commentary on the Gospel of John Book Summary : No description available
📒A Commentary On The Gospel Of Thomas ✍ Petr Pokorný
✏A Commentary on the Gospel of Thomas Book Summary : 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 result is a portrait of the Gospel as a radical interpretation of Jesus' heritage, still preserving some forgotten features of his teaching.
📒The Composition Of The Gospel Of Thomas ✍ Simon Gathercole
✏The Composition of the Gospel of Thomas Book Summary : This groundbreaking study argues that the Gospel of Thomas was written in Greek and influenced by New Testament writings.