Thursday, May 11, 2006

A Faith Tailored Just for You - Christianity Today Magazine

A Faith Tailored Just for You - Christianity Today Magazine:
The hoopla over the Gospel of Judas is both absurd and revealing.
A Christianity Today editorial posted 05/10/2006 09:30 a.m.

When the Gospel of Judas was unveiled in April, much of the American press and public were bowled over by this "lost" Gospel's claims that Judas was Jesus' favorite, that he was the only disciple who understood Jesus' mission, and that Jesus told Judas to hand him over to the authorities, so that Judas would "sacrifice the man that clothes me."

Little was reported of what the 13-sheet Coptic manuscript had to say about the heavenly kingdom of Barbelo, the 72 heavens, the 360 firmaments, and the confusing array of demigods who inhabit them.

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