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Other Gospels: Thomas and Peter 1) General Comments a) Hypothetical Gospels (2) b) Extant-that which is still in existence i) How many? –20+ ii) Date? – 2nd-8 th century C.E. iii) Character? – Legendary in form iv) Sources? – Previously written accounts, oral traditions c) Kinds/ Types i) Narrative gospels-tells the story ii) Sayings gospels iii) Combination of both 2) Peter a) General Information i) Discovered 1886 by French archeologist in a monks tomb in Egypt ii) Date? – 2 nd century C.E. iii) Author? – Claims to be written by Peter (book not anonymous) (26,60) (1) Pseudopigrapha—false writing or false signings iv) Known in early church v) Fragmentary—we don’t have the whole original document vi) Similar to New Testament Gospels-Jesus is tried before Pilot, condemned to death, account of crucifixion, raises in 3 days b) Differences i) Verse 10 Jesus was so many gods they neglected to humanity. (Silent when crucified, Jesus had no pain) ii) Versus 1,25 Jews culpability is under scored powerfully (none of the Jews
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course BUSA/BIB 108/102 taught by Professor Lowery,ackerd during the Spring '08 term at Eastern.

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