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secret sayings of Jesus

Robert McQueen Grant

secret sayings of Jesus

the Gnostic gospel of Thomas

by Robert McQueen Grant

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Published by Doubleday in Garden City, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Apocryphal gospels -- Criticism, interpretation, etc.,
  • Gnosticism.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesGnostic gospel of Thomas, Gospel of Thomas (Coptic Gospel). English. Schoedel. 1960.
    Statementby Robert M. Grant in collaboration with David Noel Freedman. With an English translation of the Gospel of Thomas by William R. Schoedel.
    SeriesA Dolphin book ; C 163
    ContributionsSchoedel, William R.. tr.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination198 p. :
    Number of Pages198
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18260936M

    The Secret Gospel of Mark or the Mystic Gospel of Mark (Greek: τοῦ Μάρκου τὸ μυστικὸν εὐαγγέλιον, tou Markou to mystikon euangelion), also the Longer Gospel of Mark, is a putative longer and secret or mystic version of the Gospel of gospel is mentioned exclusively in the Mar Saba letter, a document of disputed authenticity, which is said to be written. This book presents an analysis of the Teachings that were left to people by Jesus Christ in His Incarna-tion. The Teachings are systematized in this book in ac-cordance to the main themes touched by Jesus. The bibliographic sources used in this work are the New Testament and some Apocryphal Gospels. The book is addressed to all Size: KB.

      Agrapha is the term for sayings of Jesus that aren't recorded in the Gospels (or the first chapter of Acts). Where do these agrapha come from, are they relia. This book has three parts, the Sources, the Evidence and the Narrative. It is a summary of work done on the life of Jesus by various scholars over the years, but written in quite a lively style and one that looks for evidence, both outside the bible and by making a study of the bible itself for evidence of what the historical Jesus may have been like/5.

    Get this from a library! The secret sayings of Jesus. [Robert M Grant; William R Schoedel] -- "In The Secret Sayings of Jesus, Robert Grant and David Noel Freedman offer a modern translation of the Gospel of Thomas, along with a judicious and revealing commentary on each saying."- . Secret Sayings - The Apocryphon of John; Books. Alastair H. B. Logan, Gnostic Truth and Christian Heresy (Hendrickson ). Bentley Layton, The Gnostic Scriptures: A New Translation With Annotations and Introductions (Doubleday ). James M. Robinson, ed., The Nag Hammadi Library in English (San Francisco, CA: HarperCollins ), pp.


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In “The Secret Sayings of Jesus,” Robert Grant and David Noel Freedman offer a modern translation of the Gospel of Thomas, along with a judicious and revealing commentary on each saying. It is the authors’ contention that through this work readers will gain insight into the many different ways the teachings of Jesus were understood by the generations immediately Cited by: It also benefits from a discussion of each of the sayings, and relates the Thomas sayings to the existing Gospel sayings.

What the book lacks is any attempt at analysing the sayings to create a coherent picture of Jesus, or at least, the Jesus whom the gnostics chose to remember.4/5(8).

This is one reason the authors title their translation "The Secret Sayings.". Jesus is posed here as a Teacher-Revealer of Esoteric Knowledge revealed only to certain chosen ones. This is a writing in the common gnostic style, a collection of sayings or teachings of Jesus.4/5(8).

The Secret Sayings of Jesus. A modern translation of the Gospel of Thomas, along with a commentary on each saying. Provides a wealth of background on the history of Gospel texts in general and attempts to draw a portrait of the man known as Thomas.

A modern translation of the Gospel of Thomas, along with a commentary on each saying/5. The sayings of Jesus in these books are discussed, interpreted, and revised within the contexts of the history, culture and religion of that time.

Many sayings were similar to kingdom sayings, proverbial utterances and parables of the New Testament/5(70). The Secret Sayings of Ye Su: A Silk Road Gospel provides a translation of, introduction to, and commentary upon an extraordinary, previously unknown manuscript/5(5).

The discovery of 13 books containing 52 texts in the Nile River valley of Egypt in called Nag Hammadi opened the door for the history of early Christianism and the teachings of four Gnostic gospels called; the secret book of James, the gospel of Thomas, the book of Thomas and secret book of John/5.

It is written everywhere, and in all faiths, “Seek and you shall find.” There is tremendous, inconcievable wisdom hidden in the Gospel of Thomas, be worthy and it will bestow you.

After all, “These are the secret sayings which the living Jesus spoke and which Didymos Judas Thomas wrote down.”. These are the secret sayings which the living Jesus spoke and which Didymos Judas Thomas wrote down. (1) And he said, "Whoever finds the interpretation of these sayings will not experience death.".

(2) Jesus said, "Let him who seeks continue seeking until he finds. When he finds, he will become troubled. The Secret Book of John. This book, which is also called the Apocryphon of John, was probably written in the second century. Its unknown author claimed to be John the son of Zebedee, one of the original twelve disciples.

The opening lines say that Jesus gave some secret teachings to John after his resurrection. The introductory line, “These are the secret sayings which the living Jesus spoke and which Didymos Judas Thomas wrote down”, would seem to identify the transcriber of the gospel as the disciple Thomas, but instead is a secret code name whose meaning “Twin-Praise God-Twin”, represents a mystery equation uniting two spiritual counterparts with God.

The introductory line, “These are the secret sayings which the living Jesus spoke and which Didymos Judas Thomas wrote down”, is a dedication written as a secret code name whose meaning “Twin-Praise God-Twin”, is an equation uniting two with God.

Gospel of Thomas. This "secret sayings" gospel does not tell the story of Jesus' life, but rather is a list of over of his sayings, some of which are familiar to readers of the New Testament. But McLaren is not the first person to get in on the "secret" message of Jesus.

The kingdom of God has been dealt with more thoroughly and more biblically by several New Testament McLaren's book is just a mediocre attempt to understand the message of Jesus and its implications for today/5. In The First Apocalypse of James, Jesus describes this prison to his brother. He reveals that the world is guarded by demonic figures called archons, Author: Brandon Specktor.

Other Gnostic books continue this theme by pointing out the rich rewards and wisdom that can be found by looking within. Again, all of these passages are said to be the actual words of Jesus: He who has known himself has already achieved knowledge about the depth of all. ~ The Book of Thomas The Contender/   The Forbidden Sayings of Jesus March 1, Tom Rapsas Patheos Explore the world's faith through different perspectives on religion and spirituality.

Patheos has the views of the prevalent Author: Tom Rapsas. A fragment of the Secret Gospel of Mark, one of the Gnostic texts discovered, describes Jesus performing secret initiation rites.

Before the discovery of Gnostic writings, our only knowledge of it came from a letter written by Church Father Clement of Alexandria ( AD - AD), which quotes this secret gospel and refers to it as "a more.words are the words of Christ—barely over 20 per cent.

Considered as verses, the New Testament has 7, verses, of which but 1, are sayings of Christ. These relatively few sayings of Jesus have not a place apart, but run in an uneven distribution through the four Gospels (a few in other Books); and in each of theFile Size: 1MB.

The sayings of Jesus are secret as far as the outer world is considered because their understanding is a matter of personal, private experience that by its nature remains hidden. And let us not forget another Greek word, mystikos, which also means inward and hidden.

So we could validly say that these words of Jesus about toFile Size: 1MB. "In The Secret Sayings of Jesus, Robert Grant and David Noel Freedman offer a modern translation of the Gospel of Thomas, along with a judicious and revealing commentary on each saying."--Inside jacket/5(2).

The secret advice and prophecies Jesus gave his brother, James. It’s bound to be explosive stuff. But the two books of the Apocalypse of James were rejected when the Emperor Constantine instructed.: The Secret Sayings of Jesus: A Modern Translation of the Gospel of Thomas with Commentary () by Robert M.

Grant; David Noel Freedman and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great prices/5(23).