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The Unknown Sayings Of Jesus

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A fresh translation of previously unknown or little known sayings of Jesus, drawn from a rich array of ancient sources. Marvin Meyer's Definitive Translation of the Gospel of Thomas revealed to a delighted readership profound and provocative sayings of Jesus that are now considered authentic. In this intriguing new collection, he goes beyond the Gospel of Thomas and the Ne ...more
Hardcover, 182 pages
Published July 1st 1998 by HarperOne (first published June 5th 1998)
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This is an excellent book (one of many out there) with sayings and things that Jesus spoke. I don't know about you, but for me it is almost tragic when one limits him/herself to what is found in the Bible, because there is so very much more out there, that for whatever reason the "first" editors of the Bible chose to leave out. If you "hunger and thirst" to know more, this is just the beginning.
amazing material...this is a jesus less dogmatic, more available
Kimberly Cain
From the non-canonical texts.
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Marvin Meyer is a scholar of religion and a tenured professor at Chapman University, in Orange, California.

He is the Griset Professor of Bible and Christian Studies at Chapman University and Director of the Albert Schweitzer Institute. He is also Director of the Coptic Magical Texts Project of the Institute for Antiquity and Christianity. Dr. Meyer is the author of numerous books and articles on G
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