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Apocryphal Gospels (2014)
(eAudiobook)


Published: [United States] : The Great Courses, 2014 Made available through hoopla
Series: Hardy, Grant. Sacred Texts of the World.
Edition:  Unabridged
Description:  1 online resource (1 audio file (30 min.)) : digital
Language:  English


Read by Grant Hardy

This Lecture: Alongside the four canonical Gospels, competing accounts of Jesus's life emerged, which we now call "apocryphal." Here, discover the Gospel of Peter, which directly portrays the Resurrection, and the Infancy Gospel of Thomas, which recounts events of Jesus's childhood. Finally, encounter Gnostic Christianity in the Gospel of Thomas, containing mystical sayings of Jesus. The Course: Throughout history, religious expression has been an essential human activity, influencing the development of civilizations. Humanity's religions are grounded in their sacred texts - foundational writings that crystallize the principles and vision of the faiths, forming the basis of belief and action. These richly informative lectures reveal a global legacy of faith, thought, and spirituality. All Lectures: 1. Reading Other People's Scriptures 2. Hinduism and the Vedas 3. What Is Heard - Upanishads 4. What Is Remembered - Epics 5. Laws of Manu and Bhagavad Gita 6. Related Traditions - Sikh Scriptures 7. Judaism - People of the Book 8. Five Books of Torah 9. Prophets and Writings 10. Apocrypha and Dead Sea Scrolls 11. Oral Torah - Mishnah and Talmud 12. Related Traditions - Zoroastrian Scriptures 13. The Three Baskets of Buddhism 14. Vinaya and Jataka 15. Theravada Sutras 16. Mahayana Sutras 17. Pure Land Buddhism and Zen 18. Tibetan Vajrayana 19. Related Traditions - Jain Scriptures 20. Five Confucian Classics 21. Four Books of Neo-Confucianism 22. Daoism and the Daodejing 23. The Three Caverns of Daoist Scriptures 24. Related Traditions - Shinto and Tenrikyo 25. Christian Testaments Old and New 26. Gospels and Acts 27. Letters and Apocalypse 28. Apocryphal Gospels 29. Related Traditions - Mormon Scriptures 30. Islam and Scriptural Recitation 31. Holy Qur'an 32. Hadith and Sufism 33. Related Traditions - Baha'i Scriptures 34. Abandoned Scriptures - Egyptian and Mayan 35. Secular Scripture - U.S. Constitution 36. Heavenly Books, Earthly Connections

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