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A debt of gratitude must be accorded to NT Wright for making these distinctions so clear.
Those quibbles aside, I can recommend this book to anyone who is still on the fence regarding the significance of Christian gnosticism.
The book isn't that fancy, and I think many laypeople will get great benefit from this if they pay careful attention.
Recently I have been looking into Gnosticism quite intrusively in an attempt to find out what this first century heresy was really all about. Read morePublished 20 months ago by F. Gwin
This was written back when the Gospel of Judas was making headlines and all of the books and TV shows about it were coming out. Read morePublished 22 months ago by David T.
N.T. Wright has written a wonderful little book entitled Judas & the Gospel of Jesus that I might've wished I'd gotten my hands on sooner if it weren't for the fact that it came to... Read morePublished 24 months ago by JLawson
A very short, yet informative, work about the "controversy" about the newly-discovered Judas "gospel". Read morePublished on November 10, 2011 by Rob
A couple of years ago the "Gospel of Judas" made headlines, the latest supposed "secret" or "suppressed" "gospel" that was going to change Christianity. Read morePublished on September 9, 2009 by OtherWorlds&Wisdom
Wright is so wrong I hardly know where to begin. Let's start with the four major problems with this book: (1) This is not really a book but an extended book report , (2) The book... Read morePublished on May 20, 2009 by Dr. James Gardner
Although it's been a little while since I read it, to the detriment of the present review, this offering from Wright still strikes me as eloquent, economical, heuristically... Read morePublished on February 24, 2009 by Wesley L. Janssen
N.T. Wright's Judas and the Gospel of Jesus (Baker Academic, 2006) pulls the rug out from under the most prominent "Gnostic preachers" in the academic world: namely, Bart Ehrman,... Read morePublished on October 22, 2008 by Trevin Wax
The Bishop of Durham has nailed it yet again. In this revealing if short book, Dr. Tom Wright confronts the motives of those who support the "Gospel of Judas" and other Gnostic... Read morePublished on March 22, 2008 by Matthew Higdon