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The Apocryphal Gospels


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1: The Apocryphal Gospels - What's in a Name? 2: The 'Gospels' from Nag Hammadi 3: The Infancy Gospels 4: Gospels set during the Earthly Life of Jesus 5: Secret Revelations and Post-Resurrection Dialogues 6: Insights from the Non-Canonical Gospels Further Reading Index

About the Author

Paul Foster is Lecturer in New Testament Language, Literature & Theology, University of Edinburgh. His publications include Community, Law and Mission in Matthew's Gospel, (Tubingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2004); The So-called Gospel of Peter - An Introduction and Commentary (Oxford: OUP, 2007) in preparation. The Writings of the Apostolic Fathers (London: Continuum, 2006), an edited collection of essays; Justin and his Worlds (Minneapolis: Fortress, 2007), a collection of articles edited with Dr Sara Parvis.


"Very Short" could just as truthfully be described as "Very Informative"... Illuminating and accessible. * Methodist Recorder *
He writes with elegance and clarity, and presents... complex arguments... with simplicity and grace. * John Drane, Baptist Times *
Fascinating reading. * David Sexton, Evening Standard *

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