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Reading Judas

the Gospel of Judas and the shaping of Christianity

by Elaine H. Pagels

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Published by Viking in New York, NY .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementElaine Pagels and Karen L. King.
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LC ClassificationsBS
The Physical Object
Paginationxxiii, 198 p. ;
Number of Pages198
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22757410M
ISBN 109780670038459

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The instant New York Times bestseller interpreting the controversial long-lost gospel The recently unearthed Gospel of Judas is a source of fascination for biblical scholars and lay Christians johnsonout.com by: The Book of Judas paints "the betrayor" as the Snape to Dum I was interested in the actual text of The Book of Judas (the back half) so I could form my own interpretations.

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King] on johnsonout.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. When the Gospel of Judas was published by the National Geographic Society in Aprilit received extraordinary media attention and was immediately heralded as a major biblical discovery that rocked the world of scholars and /5(85).

About Reading Judas. The instant New York Times bestseller interpreting the controversial long-lost gospel The recently unearthed Gospel of Judas is a source of fascination for biblical scholars and lay Christians alike.

Now Reading Judas book leading experts on the Gnostic gospels tackle the important questions posed by its discovery, including: How could any Christian imagine Judas to be Jesus’ favorite. Mar 06,  · Reading Judas plunges into the heart of Christianity itself and will stand as the definitive look at the gospel for years to come.

PUBLISHERS WEEKLY FEB 26, This accessible, engaging book has Princeton religion professor Pagels (The Gnostic Gospels; Beyond Belief) in a dream team pairing with King (The Gospel of Mary of Magdala), who /5(2).

Reading Judas illuminates the intellectual assumptions behind Jesus' teaching to Judas and shows how conflict among the disciples was a tool frequently used by early Christian authors to explore matters of doubt and disagreement.

Feb 26,  · She is the author of several books, including Reading Judas: The Gospel of Judas and the Shaping of Christianity, the New York Times bestseller Beyond Belief: The Secret Gospel of Thomas, and The Gnostic Gospels, winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award and the National Book Award.

Professor Pagels lives in Princeton, New Jersey.3/5. The Gospel of Judas is a Gnostic gospel whose content consists of conversations between Jesus and Judas johnsonout.com is thought to have been composed in the second century by Gnostic Christians, not by Judas, since it contains late-2nd-century theology.

The only copy of it known to exist is a Coptic language text that has been carbon dated to ADplus or minus 60 years. Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library. The information about Reading Judas shown above was first featured in "The BookBrowse Review" - BookBrowse's online-magazine that keeps our members abreast of notable and high-profile books publishing in the coming weeks.

In most cases, the reviews are necessarily limited to those that were available to us ahead of publication. If you are the publisher or author of this book and feel that the.

Get this from a library. Reading Judas: the Gospel of Judas and the shaping of Christianity. [Elaine H Pagels; Karen L King] -- Evaluates the meaning of the controversial newly-discovered Gospel of Judas, illustrating how the text offers an understanding of Judas's betrayal, the apostles' understanding of Jesus's death, and.

Dec 02,  · While National Geographic's translation supported the provocative interpretation of Judas as a hero, a more careful reading makes clear that Judas is not only no hero, he is a demon.

The Gospel of Judas, the Twin of Jesus. also known as the Gospel of St. Thomas. These are the secret sayings which the living Jesus spoke and which Judas "the Twin" [Thomas; Didymus] wrote down.

Chapter 1 (1) Jesus asked, "Why do you wash the outside of the cup. Do you not realize that he who made the inside is the same one who made the outside?". Mar 29,  · She is the author of several books, including Reading Judas: The Gospel of Judas and the Shaping of Christianity, the New York Times bestseller Beyond Belief: The Secret Gospel of Thomas, and The Gnostic Gospels, winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award and the National Book Award.

Professor Pagels lives in Princeton, New Jersey/5(3). Reading Judas plunges into the heart of Christianity itself and will stand as the definitive look at the gospel for years to come. Reading Judas: The Gospel of Judas and the Shaping of Christianity () by Elaine Pagels, Karen L. KingPages: READING JUDAS raises compelling issues––about the nature of God, the meaning of Jesus’s death, the suffering of martyrs, and much else––issues as important today as they were nineteen centuries ago.

Reading Judas: the Gospel of Judas and the shaping of Christianity User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict. The discovery of theGospel of Judas, made public in Aprildrew immediate interest from both religious specialists and ordinary people.4/5(2).

Reading Judas has debuted as a bestseller. How do you account for the popularity of this book. Why do you think the reading public has such an appetite for books about the first centuries of Christianity. I think quite simply that people are looking for the truth.

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The instant New York Times bestseller interpreting the controversial long-lost gospel The recently unearthed Gospel of J Brand: Penguin Publishing Group. Mar 14,  · 'The Gospel of Judas and the Shaping of Christianity' Religion scholars Elaine Pagels and Karen King's new book, Reading Judas: The Gospel of Judas and the .Reading Judas is a fascinating book.

The fact that another Gospel existed, and peculiar enough, it was the Gospel of Judas; written by world-renown scholars, challenged me to the highest johnsonout.com book was a gift given by Ma’am Jopen (Josephine Cuneta), one of the wordsmiths of the Freelance Writers of the Philippines (FWP).In Reading Judas: The Gospel of Judas and the Shaping of Christianity, Pagels and King explore the "Gospel of Judas" and the context in which it was written, to create a framework for the translation of the gospel in the second half of the book.

Rather than ignore the gospel as heresy, they ask readers to consider the political forces at johnsonout.coms: