Stevan Davies is professor of religious studies at Misericordia University and has studied the non-canonical gospels and acts for over thirty years. Among his books are The Gospel of Thomas: Annotated and Explained, The Secret Book of John: The Gnostic Gospel—Annotated and Explained (both SkyLight Paths) and The Revolt of the Widows: The Social World of the Apocryphal Acts. He has also published books about the canonical Christian scriptures including New Testament Fundamentals and Jesus the Healer: Possession, Trance and the Origins of Christianity. His website (www.misericordia.edu/users/davies/thomas/thomas.htm) is a leading Internet resource on the Gospel of Thomas.
A must-read book for those seeking true Christian truth.
The Gospel of Thomas that is translated and annotated by Stevan Davies in the Shambhala Library is the same text but different editions of the same book.
Too heavily slanted towards the Old Testament for my tastes but it could suit other readers with different perspectives.
To be honest I didn't finish the book. I didn't even get to the commentary on the actual gospel. I stopped midway through the "About the Gospel" part because of what he... Read morePublished 5 months ago by Laura Pasek
I truthfully feel this is the closest we have ever been to Jesus's actual words.Published 6 months ago by R. Pickering
Still getting through it. But love it.
Need to have it deciphered or explained at times. It is complicated.
Not as helpful as the Leloup version. Too heavily slanted towards the Old Testament for my tastes but it could suit other readers with different perspectives.Published 10 months ago by Jim Halliday