In the lost Gnostic gospel of Thomas
found in Nag Hammadi cave in Upper Egypt in 1945, Jesus said: 'When you come to know yourselves, then you will realize that it is you who are the sons of the living father.
Revising his 2016 doctoral dissertation at the University of Helsinki, Miroshnikov contributes to the academic study of interactions between early Christianity and Greco-Roman philosophy by focusing on the collection of early Christian sayings known as the Gospel of Thomas
. His core hypothesis is that Platonism in its "middle" form had a significant impact on this text, and that a Platonist lens is indispensable for making sense of at least some Thomasine sayings.
The Gospel of Thomas
is a collection of the hidden sayings of Jesus which was composed during the second century (maybe even towards the end of the first century).
Critique: An extraordinary work of theological commentary by Abbot George Burke (who is also known as Swami Nirmalananda Giri), "The Gospel of Thomas
for Awakening" is as informed and informative as it is inspired and inspiring.
Though the Gospel of Thomas
has figured prominently in much recent historical Jesus research, Root's evaluation of it finds few sayings that shed much light on Galilee's cultural ethos.
Ehrman about the reliability of the text of the New Testament; one deals with the Gospel of Thomas
It is conjecture, but some apocryphal works, such as the Protoevangelium of James, the Gospel of Peter, and the Infancy Gospel of Thomas
, all seem to indicate a tradition of belief that Jesus' brothers and sisters were the children of Joseph.
The Gospel of Thomas
and Christian origins; essays on the Fifth Gospel.
There was the Gospel of Thomas
, Mary had a gospel, they all had a gospel.
But there are skeptical scholars who believe the papyrus may have been fabricated by an amateur who used words and phrases from Michael Grondin's "Interlinear Coptic-English Translation of the Gospel of Thomas
Jesus said, according to the "Gospel of Thomas
": "If you bring forth what is inside you, what you bring forth will save you."
Pakis, to reprint his own "(Un) Desirable Origins: The Heliand and the Gospel of Thomas
," a fun though at times jargon-filled review of the debate and the ideologies behind it.