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The Complete Jesus
by Ricky Alan Mayotte (Goodreads Author)
The Complete Jesus is the first compilation of the sayings and teachings attributed to Jesus of Nazareth from all ancient documents through the fifth century, including the New Testament, the Christian Gnostic writings, and the New Testament Apocrypha. Only the voice of Jesus is heard in these pages, and the reader will be drawn from one quotation to the next, encountering ...more
Hardcover, 269 pages
Published September 15th 1997 by Steerforth Press
(first published 1997)
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Side by side with biblical teachings and sayings of Jesus are the apocryphal New Testament teachings and things including the Gnostic gospels discovered in 1945. The apocryphal writings are strange reading. Every time I delve into the apocryphal writings I know why scripture is strictly related to Cannon. Interesting reading but a little strange and places. It almost in some places reads like the Koran. The canonized gospel of John was written to combat gnostic teachings. You can see the gnostic ...more