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The book isn't that fancy, and I think many laypeople will get great benefit from this if they pay careful attention.
Gnostic beliefs fit very well into the American and Western fixation on self: the ideals of self-discovery, self-awareness, self actualisation, and self-salvation.
Those quibbles aside, I can recommend this book to anyone who is still on the fence regarding the significance of Christian gnosticism.
Adds a possibility to the bible story of Jesus and His relationship between Him and Judas. Gets one to think.Published 5 months ago by Richard L. Clements
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 on March 18, 2012 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 on January 18, 2012 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 on December 9, 2011 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