Apocryphal Apocalypse of John (Arabic, Garshuni) M. van Esbroeck, “À propos de l’Évangile apocryphe arabe attribué à Saint Jean”, Mélanges de l’Université. (“Jacques, frère du Seigneur dans les écrits gnostiques”, in Apocrypha 19 [] 44). 50 Sevrin, “Évangile selon Thomas”, 51 Gianotto, “Quelques aspects”. In French and Anglo-Norman: Trois versions rimee, de l’Evangile de Nicodème par Chretien, André de Coutances et un anonyme, ed. G. Paris and A. Bos.

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New Testament apocrypha

Legends of the Early Church. The narrative rests on data in the canonical books of the New Testament, but it abounds in marvels and personages unhinted at there, and it disfigures traits of some of those actually mentioned in the Sacred Writings.

Edited by Angelo Vivian. One or two texts take the form of brief logia —sayings and parables of Jesus—which are not embedded in a connected narrative:. Arabic Infancy Gospel of Thomas.

Gospel of Mary

Acts of the Apostles genre. There is a basis of truth in this statement as our apocryphon betrays tokens of being a Gnostic writing worked over in an orthodox interest.


This reserve of the Evangelists did not satisfy the pardonable curiosity of many Christians eager for details, and the severe and dignified simplicity of their narrative left unappeased imaginations seeking the sensational and the marvellous. The latter is beheaded on the Ostian Way, and Peter is crucified at his request head downward.

Introduction, Text, Translation, and Notes.

Edited by Martin McNamara et al. Clement of Alexandria, Tertullian, Origen, and even St.

It proved to closely aporyphe the Abgar material derived by Eusebius from the Edessa archives, and indeed purports to have been entrusted to those archives by its author, who gives his name as Labubna, the son of Senaak. The canonical Epistle of St.

The Scholars Bible 2. Homily on the Assumption ascribed to Cyril of Alexandria Arabic Its identity with the ancient work is established by a quotation from the latter in the Acts of the Nicene Council. European and Irish Transmission. According to this it represented Christ as confessing personal sins, and forced by His mother to receive baptism. In Roberts, Alexander ; Donaldson, James.

Infancy Gospel of Thomas – NASSCAL

Edited by James Hastings. New Haven and London: Librairie Artheme Fayard, Biblioteca de Autores Christianos, 1 And yet there need be no hesitation in relegating the Fourth Book of Esdras to the ranks of the apocrypha.


There is a close relation between this apocalypse and that of Fourth Esdras, but critics are divided over the question, which has influenced the other. The story begins with Jesus playing with other children at a stream.

Critics assign the latter to the end of the fourth or the beginning of the fifth century.

However, not the Chaldeans, but angels, will bring about the destruction. Martyrdom of Bartholomew Arabic Oxford and New York: Edition based on Evangule and F.

Jerome alone is positively unfavourable. Edited by Edgar Hennecke. A comparison of apocrypne least extravagant of these productions with the real Gospels reveals the chasm separating them. But in the fourth century the Henoch writings lost credit and ceased to be quoted.

Notwithstanding this, as late as the middle of the fifth century it was publicly read in some churches of Palestine.