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What Are They Saying About the Gospel of Thomas?
Skinner, Christopher W.

Mahwah: Paulist, 2012 pp. xvi + 121. $16.95


Description: Since its discovery the Gospel of Thomas has been the subject of intense study for those with interests in the developments of earliest Christianity. Three questions remain unanswered in contemporary scholarship: (1) When was Thomas composed?; (2) What is the relationship between Thomas and the canonical Gospels?; (3) What theological outlook is presented in the Gospel of Thomas? This volume provides a comprehensive overview of recent scholarly opinions on these three questions.

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

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Review by Ian Brown
Published 8/28/2012
Citation: Ian Brown, review of Christopher W. Skinner, What Are They Saying About the Gospel of Thomas?, Review of Biblical Literature [http://www.bookreviews.org] (2012).


Review by Thomas Bergholz
Published 8/28/2012
Citation: Thomas Bergholz, review of Christopher W. Skinner, What Are They Saying About the Gospel of Thomas?, Review of Biblical Literature [http://www.bookreviews.org] (2012).


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