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Beyond the Gospels

Roderic Dunkerley

Beyond the Gospels

by Roderic Dunkerley

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Published by Penguin Books in Harmondsworth, Eng .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Apocryphal and legendary literature,
  • Criticism, interpretation,
  • Apocryphal books (New Testament),
  • Biography

  • Edition Notes

    StatementRoderic Dunkerley. --
    SeriesPelican books -- A406
    The Physical Object
    Pagination170 p. --
    Number of Pages170
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26537624M

    Spurred by personal tragedy, Elaine Pagels turns to a consideration of the Gnostic Gospels, in particular, the Gospel of Thomas. As opposed to the Gospel of John, which asserted that Jesus was an eternally existing aspect of God who came to earth to save humankind, the "secret" Gospel of Thomas agrees that Jesus was in some sense divine, but says that a streak of divinity can be found in all. The Harmony of the Gospels, Book I. in him you perceive one who has passed beyond the cloud in which the whole earth is wrapped, and who has reached the liquid heaven from which, with clearest and steadiest mental eye, he is able to look upon God the Word.

    The Historical Reliability of the Gospels – Book Review Brian Sandifer Critical Analy sis Imagine yourself a juror assigned to the trial of the historical reliability of the gospels. This is the position the reader finds himself in as he hears the case presented by Blomberg in this positive argument for gospel historicity.   As scholarship on early Christian writings outside the New Testament has grown and captured public imagination (witness Elaine Pagels' popular books on the Gnostic Gospels and Karen Kings’ book on the Gospel of Mary), Robbins has continued to write and teach with the conviction that the field is a rich resource, with much more to reveal.

    "R. Alan Culpepper: A Tribute" published on 02 Jul by Brill. Elaine Pagels is the Harrington Spear Paine Foundation Professor of Religion at Princeton University. She is the author of several books, including Reading Judas: The Gospel of Judas and the Shaping of Christianity, the New York Times bestseller Beyond Belief: The Secret Gospel of Thomas, and The Gnostic Gospels, winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award and the National Book Award.4/5(25).


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The book is mostly concerned with explaining why early Christians like Irenaeus suppressed gospels such as the Gospel of Thomas. A lot of space is taken up discussing the Gospel of John, supposedly as a comparison, but when the Gnostic Gospels are discussed Pagels discusses just about every Gnostic Gospel except by:   Elaine Pagels is the Harrington Spear Paine Professor of Religion at Princeton University and the author of Reading Judas, The Gnostic Gospels—winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award and the National Book Award—and the New York Times bestseller Beyond Belief.

She /5(49). The Gnostic Gospels Paperback – Septem #N#Elaine Pagels (Author) › Visit Amazon's Elaine Pagels Page. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this author. Are you an author. Learn about Author Central. Elaine Pagels (Author) out of 5 stars ratings.

See all 30 formats and by: In this book, Trevor Dennis urges us to investigate where the Gospels lead in the search for the bright gospel beyond the Gospels. No works of literature have been subjected to such close, persistent scrutiny by so many over the centuries as the Gospels.

Pagels, a writer and thinker on religion and history, winner of the National Book Award for The Gnostic Gospels, reflects on what matters most about spiritual and religious exploration in the 21st book explores how Christianity began by tracing its earliest texts, including the Gospel of Thomas, rediscovered in Egypt in /5.

Buy The Gospel Beyond the Gospels by Trevor Dennis (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(5). Beyond the gospels. [Roderic Dunkerley] -- An investigation into the information on the life of Christ to be found outside the Gospels.

Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Book\/a>, schema:CreativeWork\/a>. Special edition including the complete text of the Gospel of Thomas Elaine Pagels, one of the world’s most important writers and thinkers on religion and history, and winner of the National Book Award for her groundbreaking workThe Gnostic Gospels, now reflects on what matters most about spiritual and religious exploration in the twenty-first century/5(21).

The book is less an exploration of the Gospel of Thomas than an exploration of the competing movements and ideas that were present in the early Christian Church.

It begins by comparing the gospels of John and Thomas using a unique, to this listener anyway, hypothesis but moves quickly to a broader view of the first three centuries of Christianity.

The Gospel Book, Evangelion, or Book of the Gospels (Greek: Εὐαγγέλιον, Evangélion) is a codex or bound volume containing one or more of the four Gospels of the Christian New Testament – normally all four – centering on the life of Jesus of Nazareth and the roots of the Christian faith.

The term is also used of the liturgical book, also called the Evangeliary, from which are. The Gospel of Thomas (also known as the Coptic Gospel of Thomas) is a non-canonical sayings was discovered near Nag Hammadi, Egypt, in December among a group of books known as the Nag Hammadi rs speculate that the works were buried in response to a letter from Bishop Athanasius declaring a strict canon of Christian : Unknown, (attributed to Thomas).

The Gospel Beyond the Gospels. Trevor Dennis. SPCK £ () Church Times Bookshop £ THE work of Trevor Dennis will be familiar to many. His range of books offers re-presentations of biblical narratives, from both Old and New Testaments, which have proved stimulating and invaluable for pur­poses of teaching and preaching.

Author: Elaine Pagels Publisher: Vintage. Year Published: Buy at Amazon. Although the title is a bit deceptive, Beyond Belief is a readable history of how Church “orthodoxy” evolved from Jesus’ earliest followers in the first century through the 4th century when Constantine endorsed Christianity as Rome’s official religion.

Elaine Pagels, née Hiesey (born Febru ), is an American religious is the Harrington Spear Paine Professor of Religion at Princeton has conducted extensive research into early Christianity and Gnosticism. Her best-selling book The Gnostic Gospels () examines the divisions in the early Christian church, and the way that women have been viewed Born: Elaine Hiesey, Febru (age 76).

"[Deciphering the Gospels'] evidence and conclusions are more convincing than those of the most famous mainstream scholar’s book defending Jesus’s historicity. " -Tom Dykstra "This fascinating book is, among other things, a welcome sign that Christ Mythicism has become a true subfield of New Testament scholarship" -Robert M.

Price. In this glorious book, Trevor Dennis urges us to follow some of those pointers, to investigate where they lead in the search for the bright gospel beyond the Gospels. We will find ourselves in territory that is sometimes disturbing and sometimes heartening But never less than truly exhilarating.

Beyond the gospels Item Preview remove-circle Internet Archive Contributor Internet Archive Language English "An investigation into the information on the life of Christ to be found outside the Gospels." Borrow this book to access EPUB and PDF files.

IN COLLECTIONS. Books to : Best Books on the Gospel What is the essential Christian message -- the "gospel". Reading books about the gospel is one of the best ways to deepen and grow Christian faith, and many books have been written which outline, examine and apply the gospel message -- the basic message of Jesus.

Elaine Pagels is the Harrington Spear Paine Foundation Professor of Religion at Princeton is the author of several books, including Reading Judas: The Gospel of Judas and the Shaping of Christianity, the New York Times bestseller Beyond Belief: The Secret Gospel of Thomas, and The Gnostic Gospels, winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award and the National /5(52).

In this glorious book, Trevor Dennis urges us to follow some of those pointers, to investigate where they lead in the search for the bright gospel beyond the Gospels. We will find ourselves in territory that is sometimes disturbing and sometimes heartening But. This approach not only clarifies our understanding of the Gospels but also, moving beyond Adams, encourages synthetic reflection about the various ways in which these distinct narrative renditions intersect on a deeper level.

I shall discuss one such intersection. Elaine Pagels is the Harrington Spear Paine Foundation Professor of Religion at Princeton is the author of several books, including Reading Judas: The Gospel of Judas and the Shaping of Christianity, the New York Times bestseller Beyond Belief: The Secret Gospel of Thomas, and The Gnostic Gospels, winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award and the National Book Award.3/5(2).Elizabeth Clare Prophet, The Lost Teachings of Jesus 1: Missing Texts: Karma and Reincarnation (Livingston, MT: Summit University Press, ), p.

xviii. (Elizabeth is listed on the cover as the author, although Mark is listed with her in the inside title page. The four volumes assemble talks given by Mark between and his death insee volume 1, p.

lxvi. Elizabeth provides an Author: Eugene V. Gallagher.