2 edition of Commentary on the Gospel of Thomas found in the catalog.
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Critical and explanatory notes on many passages of the New Testament which to common readers are hard to be understood
The true explanation may rather be that here we have a parable developing in the course of transmission, on its way, in fact, from a Palestinian to a Hellenistic environment. John 21:25 KJV  And there are also many other things which Jesus did, the which, if they should be written every one, I suppose that even the world itself could not contain the books that should be written.
Cause that could be the time all sorts of imaginary things are associated to the gospels.
Hoeller explains the function of myth in Gnosticism and then examines this classic Gnostic tale of the soul's exile and redemption. - Jesus has come to impose divisions• The reason for this has to do with the fact that until the Nag Hammadi texts were found, we didn't know what Gnostic really was. He left the ninety-nine and looked for that one until he found it.
They do not appear to have made any distinction between the "historical" Jesus before death and the "spirit" Jesus after death, at least in terms of authority or historicity of his words.
The Kernel Thomas originated from the mission of the Jerusalem Church between the years 30-50 CE. Therefore, God did not want Man to know nor enter into Evil and thus depart from His Goodness. Some of these have not. - Arrival of repose and a new world• Duffy is careful to consider these sayings of Jesus within their own context, rather than relying on external understandings, and urges readers to approach this work independent of other gospels.
27,28; building in turn on Gabriele Winkler, "The Origins and Idiosyncrasies of the Earliest Form of Ascetisicm," The Continuing Quest for God: Monastic Spirituality in Tradition and Transition, ed.
- The disciples must strip off their garments• Scholars stress how the gnostic tradition infiltrates the text in many instances and alert us to be careful of its dualism and overidentification of evil with matter and the body for instance.
- A parable of a hidden treasure• An annotated selection of the best available translations of GTh and publications about GTh is provided in the.