Judasevangelium und Codex Tchacos

Wissenschaftliche Untersuchungen zum Neuen Testament No. 297

By Enno Edzard Popkes & Gregor Wurst
December 2012
Mohr Siebeck
Distributed By Coronet Books Inc.
ISBN: 9783161507946                    
365 pages
$215.00 Hardcover

After a long time, Gnostic traditions were known only from the perspective of their opponents were from the late 19th Century by various archaeological finds ever more accessible Gnostic original certificates.In this way, it is now possible to analyze the history of religion Profile Gnostic tradition formations of different access perspectives starting. One of the latest of these discoveries is the so-called Codex Tchacos, was found had inter alia to the already mentioned by Irenaeus of Lyons, the Gospel of Judas. Although the Codex Tchacos was discovered in 1978, it could be due to unresolved ownership and an extremely complicated papyrological restoration and editing made ​​it in 2006 to the general public. Having been the first edition of the Codex Tchacos and especially the Gospel of Judas was able to draw a great deal of scientific attention, the preoccupation with this testimony of the Gnostic religious history was put on a more precise text-based, so far as the ownership of other unprecedented fragments could be clarified, which now could be inserted in the already edited texts. This new basic text forms the basis of these selected studies that capture the history of religion, the traditional profile by Codex Tchacos certificates and determine its relationship to other developments of the Gnostic tradition religious history try.


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