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The Gospel of Thomas: Original Text with Commentary
Plisch, Uwe-Karsten
Robinson, Gesine Schenke, translator

Stuttgart: Deutsche Bibelgesellschaft, 2008 pp. 281. $69.95


Description: 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 canonic 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.

Subjects: Bible, Apocrypha and Pseudepigrapha, New Testament Apocrypha, Gospels, Literature, The Gospel of Thomas

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Review by Tobias Nicklas
Published 3/21/2009
Citation: Tobias Nicklas, review of Uwe-Karsten Plisch, The Gospel of Thomas: Original Text with Commentary, Review of Biblical Literature [http://www.bookreviews.org] (2009).


Review by Christopher Tuckett
Published 10/17/2009
Citation: Christopher Tuckett, review of Uwe-Karsten Plisch, The Gospel of Thomas: Original Text with Commentary, Review of Biblical Literature [http://www.bookreviews.org] (2009).


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