Documents for the study of the Gospels
This collection of freshly translated texts leads to a new appreciation of the richness and variety of the religious world within which Christianity emerged as a powerful new force. Bringing together for the first time under a single cover documents from Jewish, Greek, Roman, Egyptian, Syrian, and little-known early Christian sources, the material is arranged to bring out as clearly as possible the ways in which early Christian worship of Jesus Christ as Savior and God both echoed contemporary worship of other savior gods and at the same time stood in sharp contrast to such worship. This revised and enlarged edition contains a new introduction on texts and traditions in late antiquity, a reworked translation of The Gospel of Peter, selections from Ovid's Metamorphoses, plus such documents as Papyrus Egerton 2, Oxyrhynchus Papyrus 840, and The Apocryphon of James. In addition, the table of contents has been expanded to allow easier access to the documents contained herein.
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A Syrian Exorcist
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Acts of Thomas Alexander angel Antinous Apollonios apostle appeared asked Asklepios beautiful become behold birth blessed body born Bridal Chamber brought Caesar called Charisius child Christian Damis dead death demon disciples divine Domitian earth Egypt Egyptian Emperor Epictetus Evagoras everything evil Exod Father fear fire gave give gnostic Gods Gospel Gospel of James Gospel of Philip Gospel of Thomas Greek halachah hand happened healed hear heard Heaven Hebrew Herakles High Priest Holy Spirit honor human immortal Introduction Israel Jesus Jewish Jews Joseph killed king Kingdom light living Logos looked Lord Mary Misdaeus Moses mother Mygdonia mystery nature oracle Philo philosopher Philostratus Pilate Poimandres pray prayer Pythagoras Rabbi received revealed Roman sacred sages Savior sent slave someone soul speak story tell temple things truth virgin whole wife wisdom words worship writing Zeus
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Criteria for Authenticity in Historical-Jesus Research
Stanley E. Porter
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