The Apocryphal Gospels: An Introduction

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A&C Black, Jan 1, 2003 - Religion - 236 pages
In this book Hans-Josef Klauck provides a comprehensive introduction to the apocryphal gospels - the biblical and related writings which do not form part of the accepted canon of Scripture.Klauck classifies the material in various helpful ways: Agrapha (isolated sayings if Jesus), Fragments, Jewish Christian Gospels, Two Gospels of the Egyptians, Infancy Gospels, Gospels about Jesus' Death and Resurrection, Gospels from Nag Hammadi, Conversations with the Risen Jesus, Dialogues of Jesus with No Location, Legends about the Death of Mary, Lost Gospels, the Toledot Jeshu (an anti-gospel) . Each section is accompanied by a carefully related bibliography.

This highly readable introduction takes account of all the latest international scholarship on the apocrypha and will be an invaluable resource for all scholars and students in the field.
 

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Contents

Introduction
1
Fragments
22
JewishChristian Gospels
36
Two Gospels of the Egyptians
55
Infancy Gospels
64
Gospels about Jesus Death and Resurrection
82
Gospels from Nag Hammadi
105
Dialogues with the Risen Jesus
145
NonLocalized Dialogues with Jesus
176
Lost Gospels
205
Conclusion
221
Index of Modern Scholars
235
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Dr. Hans-Josef Klauck is Professor of New Testament Exegesis, University of Munich, Germany.

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