Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Poetry on the Gospel of Thomas

THE ANXIOUS BENCH: Alternative Scriptures: A Bit Of Bible Long Lost. The Greek fragments of the Gospel of Thomas (the one later found complete in a Coptic translation in the Nag Hammadi Library - see here) were published at the end of the nineteenth century.

This gospel became so well know that someone promptly published a poem on it. Not long after that, someone else quoted it in a textbook for school children.

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