The Gospel of Judas

@article{Gathercole2007TheGO,
  title={The Gospel of Judas},
  author={Simon James Gathercole},
  journal={The Expository Times},
  year={2007},
  volume={118},
  pages={209 - 215}
}
  • S. Gathercole
  • Published 1 February 2007
  • Philosophy
  • The Expository Times
This article gives a brief account of the literature already produced on the recently published Gospel of Judas, and of the manuscript’s character and contents. A discussion of the work’s historical and theological relevance shows that while this new ‘Gospel’ does not provide any reliable information about the historical figures of Jesus and Judas, it does nevertheless afford a fascinating glimpse into the conflicts between Christianity and Gnosticism in the second century. 
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