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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 ...
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Overview

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.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781463600402
  • Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
  • Publication date: 6/15/2011
  • Pages: 92
  • Sales rank: 851,373
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.19 (d)

Meet the Author

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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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 6, 2012

    Consider Pagels or Meyer translation Consider Pagels or Meyer Translation

    Presents the Gospel of Thomas, saying by saying, as translated from Coptic; from Greek as available; with comparable sayings from the canonical gospels and explanations of how hard translation is.

    For a reader-friendly yet scholarly translation of this wonderful text consider instead Pagels or Meyer.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted November 18, 2011

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    Interesting Read

    Still reading this, interesting. Another interesting read that I am enjoying.

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    Posted June 14, 2011

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