All stores are open, see our trading hours
FREE SHIPPING FOR AUSTRALIAN WEB ORDERS OVER $99
WISHLISTS
All stores are open, see our trading hours
eBook

The Gospels of the Marginalized

eBook|Oct 2012
Product Rating: 0

$18.86

The Gospels of the Marginalized provides an exciting new study of three of the most maligned figures in the New Testament story of Jesus: Thomas, usually considered the quintessential doubter among the disciples; Mary Magdalene, characterized as a repentant prostitute...


Instant download

Expected to ship within 7 hours from Australia.

Read using our free app on your tablet or mobile!

Free Shipping
for orders over $99.

You May Also Like

eBook
Gnostic Gospels of Jesus eBook
$24.99
$24.99
in stock
eBook
Gospels of Mary eBook
$11.99
$11.99
in stock
Four Gospels, One Jesus? Paperback
$15.99
$15.99
in stock
Can We Trust the Gospels? Paperback
Can We Trust the Gospels?
Paperback
(1)Rated 5 stars out of 5
$19.99
$19.99
in stock
Reading the Gospels Wisely Paperback
Reading the Gospels Wisely
Paperback
(1)Rated 4 stars out of 5
$55.00
$55.00
in stock
eBook
Reading the Gospels Wisely eBook
$24.90
$24.90
in stock
eBook
Can We Trust the Gospels? eBook
$14.11
$14.11
in stock
eBook
The Four Gospels on Sunday eBook
$58.41
$58.41
in stock
eBook
Fortress Introduction to the Gospels eBook
$29.43
$29.43
in stock
eBook
Judas eBook
Judas
eBook
No rating
$20.99
$20.99
in stock

The Gospels of the Marginalized provides an exciting new study of three of the most maligned figures in the New Testament story of Jesus: Thomas, usually considered the quintessential doubter among the disciples; Mary Magdalene, characterized as a repentant prostitute during much of the history of the church; and Judas Iscariot, presented as the despicable disciple of Jesus who betrayed his master for money. In this book Marvin Meyer, one of the most prominent of the scholars of gnostic texts and other early Christian literature, offers fresh and accurate translations of the Gospels of Thomas, Mary, and Judas, with their proclamation of the good news of the wisdom of Jesus, and he uses these gospels as the occasion to reexamine the place of Thomas, Mary Magdalene, and Judas Iscariot in the Jesus movement. His striking analysis suggests that Thomas was no doubter, that Mary Magdalene was a beloved disciple in the inner circles of disciples around Jesus, and that the tale of Judas Iscariot as betrayer of Jesus is a piece of fiction. Meyer adds a "Gospel of the Redeemed" as a vivid illustration of how the gospel story of Jesus might read with Jesus as a Jewish teacher of wisdom and Thomas, Mary, and Judas restored as loyal followers of the teacher from Nazareth.
-Publisher

PRODUCT DETAIL

Marvin Meyer

Marvin Meyer is one of the "foremost" scholars on early Christianity and texts about Jesus outside the New Testament. He is Griset Professor of Bible and Christian Studies at Chapman University in Orange, California. Among his recent books are "The Gospel of Judas", "The Gnostic Gospels of Jesus", "The Gospels of Mary", "The Gospel of Thomas", and "The Nag Hammadi Scriptures".

Bestsellers in Biblical Studies

Commentary on the New Testament Use of the Old Testament Hardback
$52.49
$74.99
$52.49
$74.99
in stock
Jesus Through Middle Eastern Eyes Paperback
Jesus Through Middle Eastern Eyes
Paperback
(4)Rated 5 stars out of 5
$44.99
$44.99
in stock
An Introduction to the New Testament (2nd Edition) Hardback
$54.99
$54.99
in stock