"An invaluable contribution to historical Jesus research.... Insightful, even-handed and refreshingly succint ... an essential collection." -- Rev. Jeffrey J. Bütz, author of The Brother of Jesus and the Lost Teachings of Christianity
"Compelling and enlightening.... Allows us to hear the wisdom that was Jesus." -- Rabbi Rami Shapiro, author of The Sacred Art of Lovingkindness: Preparing to Practice
"Excellent ... an invaluable aid in our endeavor to hear [Jesus's] authentic voice." -- Ron Miller, author of The Hidden Gospel of Matthew: Annotated & Explained
"If the gospels represent the tip [of Jesus's sayings], Andrew Phillip Smith has provided the rest of the iceberg. Here is proof that [Jesus's] voice has never fallen silent." -- Robert M. Price, professor of scriptural studies, Johnnie Colemon Theological Seminary
"Marvelous.... Will provide spiritual seekers, committed Christians, and academic scholars [insight into] sayings attributed to Jesus that they may not know existed. A valuable sourcebook and significant contribution to the study of the history of Christian ideas." -- Stevan Davies, professor of religious studies, College Misericordia and author of The Gospel of Thomas: Annotated & Explained
About the Author
Andrew Phillip Smith has been investigating early Christianity and Gnosticism for over a decade, sharing the results in presentations and writings. He is the author of The Lost Sayings of Jesus: Teachings from Ancient Christian, Jewish, Gnostic and Islamic Sources―Annotated and Explained, The Gospel of Philip: Annotated and Explained (all SkyLight Paths) and The Gospel of Thomas: A New Version Based on Its Inner Meaning.
Stephan A. Hoeller is professor emeritus of comparative religions at the College of Oriental Studies in Los Angeles. He is a frequent lecturer on Gnosticism and other spiritual traditions, and is the author of Gnosticism: New Light on the Ancient Tradition of Inner Knowing, and two other books on the relationship of Gnosticism to Jungian psychology.