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The Fifth Gospel: A Verse-By-Verse New Age Commentary on the Gospel of Thomas ePub download

by Robert Winterhalter

  • Author: Robert Winterhalter
  • ISBN: 0062509721
  • ISBN13: 978-0062509727
  • ePub: 1360 kb | FB2: 1312 kb
  • Language: English
  • Category: Bible Study & Reference
  • Publisher: Harpercollins; 1st edition (July 1, 1988)
  • Pages: 121
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The Fifth Gospel: A Verse-By-Verse New Age Commentary on the Gospel of Thomas ePub download

The Fifth Gospel" is written to begin an ongoing process, by a wider public, of the interpretation and use of the Gospel of. .The author of Thomas would concur with this statement

The Fifth Gospel" is written to begin an ongoing process, by a wider public, of the interpretation and use of the Gospel of Thomas. This amazing rediscovery, first appearing in 1945, helps point the way to the realization of the Inner Light, the Indwelling Christ, the kingdom of God that is within and yet among us. The author of Thomas would concur with this statement. May "The Fifth Gospel" be a stepping-stone to a deeper awareness of the Truth that sets us free.

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He claims Thomas knows the Christ both as the Self, and the foundation of individual life. 31 Some sayings in Thomas do seem to teach this. But is this what the historical Jesus taught? The scholarly literature on Thomas is vast and controversial. Nevertheless, a few important considerations arise in assessing its veracity as history. Because it is more of an anthology of mostly unrelated sayings than an ongoing story about Jesus’ words and deeds, Thomas is outside.

Confronted by this discrepancy in the gospel testimony, Tatian had split the . Yet the gospel of John always identifies this man as ‘Thomas, called Didymus.

Confronted by this discrepancy in the gospel testimony, Tatian had split the difference, and the Alogi had dutifully smudged it out. This proved nothing. But there was more here. It was true that John had incorporated new material into the gospel corpus-hints of gnostic ideas and pagan philosophies and new Christian attitudes toward Jews-but Ugo was proposing something different. Something worse: that John’s gospel was as tainted by personal prejudice and local color as the Diatessaron. Isn’t it odd to keep calling someone �. ��Twin’ without ever explaining whose twin he is?

The Gospel of Thomas (also known as the Coptic Gospel of Thomas) is a non-canonical sayings gospel. It was discovered near Nag Hammadi, Egypt, in December 1945 among a group of books known as the Nag Hammadi library.

The Gospel of Thomas (also known as the Coptic Gospel of Thomas) is a non-canonical sayings gospel. Scholars speculate that the works were buried in response to a letter from Bishop Athanasius declaring a strict canon of Christian scripture.

Looking for a New Beginning? Jesus Has it! Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation; old things have passed away; behold, all things have become new, (2 Cor 5:17, NKJV). The Gospel of John presents a marvelous testimony of Jesus Christ, and the purest and most elevated views of God to be found anywhere, far exceeding the speculations of philosophers

The Gospel of Thomas - provided in multiple translations, along with a vast collection of material about the Thomas . Nobody drinks aged wine and immediately wants to drink young wine

The Gospel of Thomas - provided in multiple translations, along with a vast collection of material about the Thomas tradition. Part of the Gnostic Society Library, which includes the entire Nag Hammadi Library. Nobody drinks aged wine and immediately wants to drink young wine. Young wine is not poured into old wineskins, or they might break, and aged wine is not poured into a new wineskin, or it might spoil. An old patch is not sewn onto a new garment, since it would create a tear. 48. Jesus said, "If two make peace with each other in a single house, they will say to the mountain, 'Move from here!' and it will move.

The Gospel of Thomas Comes of Ag. Additional chapters provide a general introduction to the Gospel of Thomas and tell the fascinating story of that discovery itself by one who was directly involved in bringing this new Gospel to light.

The Gospel of Thomas Comes of Age. by Stephen J. Patterson, Hans-Gebhard Bethge, James M. Robinson. An annotated list "for further reading" completes the volume. The translation has been refined at points, and the bibliographical material updated.

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The Gospel of Thomas also differs from the synoptic gospel and the Gospel of John in terms of whom it looks . James also seems to have a significance beyond mere leadership. As verse 12 puts it: "The disciples said to Jesus, "We know that you will leave us. Who will be our leader?"

The Gospel of Thomas also differs from the synoptic gospel and the Gospel of John in terms of whom it looks to for leadership. The synoptics make it clear that Saint Peter is to be the central figure of the church after Jesus' death. Thus Jesus gives the keys to the Kingdom of God to Peter and announces "on this rock I will build my church. Who will be our leader?" Jesus said to them, "Wherever you are, you are to go to James the Just. For his sake heaven and earth came into being.

"The Fifth Gospel" is written to begin an ongoing process, by a wider public, of the interpretation and use of the Gospel of Thomas. This amazing rediscovery, first appearing in 1945, helps point the way to the realization of the Inner Light, the Indwelling Christ, the kingdom of God that is within and yet among us. The author of Thomas would concur with this statement. May "The Fifth Gospel" be a stepping-stone to a deeper awareness of the Truth that sets us free.