The Gospel of Thomas: Translation with Commentary

The Gospel of Thomas: Translation with Commentary

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by Dr A. Nyland
     
 

Written for the general reader, Dr. A. Nyland's new translation contains both the Coptic and the Greek translations of the Gospel of Thomas. New


Testament parallels are also included. As usual, Dr. Nyland avoids theological commentary, and the notes address solely the language.


The Nag Hammadi discovery of 1945 unearthed a complete version of

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Written for the general reader, Dr. A. Nyland's new translation contains both the Coptic and the Greek translations of the Gospel of Thomas. New


Testament parallels are also included. As usual, Dr. Nyland avoids theological commentary, and the notes address solely the language.


The Nag Hammadi discovery of 1945 unearthed a complete version of The Gospel of Thomas in Coptic. This discovery made it possible to identify the Oxyrhynchus texts as fragments of a Greek edition of The Gospel of Thomas.


While there is close correlation between the two versions, there are also notable differences.


Dr A. Nyland is an ancient language scholar and historian who served as faculty at the University of New England, Australia. Dr Nyland is also the translator of "The Complete Books of Enoch," "The Book of Jubilees," "The Source New Testament with Extensive Notes on Greek Word Meaning," and "The Psalms: Translation with Notes."

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940032916765
Publisher:
Dr A. Nyland
Publication date:
06/16/2011
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Format:
NOOK Book
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