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CSI: Ancient Egypt? Investigating the 'Gospel of Judas'

CSI: Ancient Egypt? Investigating the 'Gospel of Judas' | Ancient Egypt and Nubia | Scoop.it
Scientists reveal how they verified that the text known as the 'Gospel of Judas,' which paints Judas and Jesus as collaborators, dates to about 280 A.D.
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"The Gospel of Judas is a fragmented Coptic (Egyptian)-language text that portrays Judas in a far more sympathetic light than did the gospels that made it into the Bible."

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1,200-year-old Egyptian text describes a shape-shifting Jesus

1,200-year-old Egyptian text describes a shape-shifting Jesus | Ancient Egypt and Nubia | Scoop.it
By Owen JarusLiveScience A newly deciphered Egyptian text, dating back almost 1,200 years, tells part of the crucifixion story of Jesus with apocryphal plot twists, some of which have never been seen before.
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