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‘The Gospel of Thomas’ is a non-canonical gospel which includes 114 sayings of Jesus; it could possibly were written within the first century, which might make the rfile in advance of the 4 gospels of the Bible. it's typically thought of to be Gnostic in orientation (and used to be declared heretical within the moment century) however it permits the reader an unprecedented chance to partake of an self reliant culture bearing on Jesus.
‘The Acts of Thomas’ claims to be an historic account of the eponymous Saint’s evangelizing trip to India and his adventures there. St. Thomas was once martyred in Western India on the Indus Valley in present-day Pakistan.
‘The booklet of Thomas the Contender’ partly of the Nag Hammadi Library (as is the Gospel of Thomas), unearthed in Egypt in December 1945. It’s content material is brazenly Gnostic, with the physique thought of a ‘prison’ of the soul, and mystery wisdom from Jesus (rather than His atoning dying at the move) considered as the line to non secular enlightenment.

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