The Gospel of Phillip was written between 180-350 A.D; however, many scholars
believe that Philip wasnt the author. Since Phillip died in 80 A.D., it is unclear who
wrote the Gospel.
The Gospel was found in the Nag Hammadi library in the
FSEM Intro. New Testament
a) Mark 16.1-8
Mary Magdalene, Mary the mother of James and Salome went to Jesuss tomb to
find the stone to be rolled away from the entrance. There the risen Jesus spoke to them
but they did not tell anyone
The Gospel of Phillip
o Scholars believe that the Gospel was written between 180-350 A.D. Since Phillip died
in 80 A.D. many scholars actually believe this Gospel was actually not written by Philip
but by another author.
o Gnostic ex. 1 and 2