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(Reading Judas: The Gospel of Judas and the Shaping of Christianity.pdf) Two gnostic gospels experts weigh in on the meaning of the controversial Gospel of Judas When it was published by Nat l Geographic in it received extraordinary media attention amp was heralded as a major biblical discovery that rocked scholars amp laity alike Pagels amp King are the st to reflect on this text amp its ramifications for telling the story of early Christianity i Reading Judas i illustrates how the text provides a window onto understanding how Jesus followers understood his death why Judas betrayed Jesus amp why god allowed it Most contemporary readers will find passages in the Gospel of Judas difficult to comprehend outside of its context in the ancient world i Reading Judas i illuminates the intellectual assumptions behind Jesus teaching to Judas amp shows how conflict among the disciples was a tool frequently used by early Christian authors to explore matters of doubt amp disagreement Presented with the elegance insight amp accessibility that has made Pagels amp King popular this is a book for all audiences br Introduction br Reading Judas Elaine Pagels amp Karen L King br Judas betrayer or favored disciple br Judas amp the twelve br Sacrifice amp the life of the spirit br The mysteries of the kingdom br A final note br The Gospel of Judas Karen L King br English translation of the Gospel of Judas br Comments on the translation br Index of cross references br Notes br Acknowledgments br IndexDownload and Read Online books ePub/PDF/Audible/Kindle, its easy way to streaming Reading Judas: The Gospel of Judas and the Shaping of Christianity books for multiple devices.

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