Greek Apocryphal Gospels, Fragments, and Agrapha : A New Translation
Greek Apocryphal Gospels, Fragments, and Agrapha : A New Translation  -     By: Rick Brannan
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Greek Apocryphal Gospels, Fragments, and Agrapha: A New Translation provides fascinating insight into the rival religious communities of the early Christian church. Newly translated from the original Greek, these apocryphal texts open a window to understanding the rival religious communities which coexisted with the early church. Written after the ministry of Christ and the apostles, these collections of writings contain stories about Jesus that were never part of the canonical Gospels, but nevertheless offer a fascinating glimpse into the world of the early church. These translations by Rick Brannan are perfect for use by students, scholars, and everyday Christians interested in early Christian apocrypha.

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Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 176
Vendor: Lexham Press
Publication Date: 2017
Dimensions: 9.00 X 6.00 (inches)
ISBN: 1683590651
ISBN-13: 9781683590651

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A fascinating insight into the rival religious communities of the early Christian church.

These apocryphal texts open a window to understanding the rival religious communities which coexisted with the early church. Written after the ministry of Christ and the apostles, these collections of writings speak contain stories about Jesus that were never part of the canonical Gospels, but nevertheless offer a fascinating glimpse into the world of the early church. These translations by Rick Brannan are perfect for use by students, scholars, and everyday Christians interested in early Christian apocrypha.

Lexham Classics are beautifully typeset new editions of classic works. Each book has been carefully transcribed or translated from the original texts, ensuring an accurate representation of the writing as the author intended it to be read.

This volume includes:

Infancy Gospels

  • The Protevangelium of James
  • The Infancy Gospel of Thomas

Passion Gospels

  • The Gospel of Peter
  • The Gospel of Thomas (Greek Fragments)
  • The Gospel of Nicodemus (Acts of Pilate) and the Descent of Christ to Hell
  • Post-Resurrection Gospels
  • The Gospel of Mary

Fragments

Agrapha

  • Sayings in the Canonical New Testament outside of Gospels
  • Sayings in Additions to New Testament MSS
  • Sayings in the Apostolic Fathers
  • Sayings in Justin Martyr

Author Bio

Rick Brannan lives in Bellingham, Washington, with his wife and children. He is the general editor of the Lexham English Septuagint and the translator of The Apostolic Fathers: A New Translation. Rick writes a regular column on the church fathers for Bible Study Magazine. He is currently working on an examination of the vocabulary of the Pastoral Epistles.

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