The Many Faces of Christ: The Thousand-Year Story of the Survival and Influence of the Lost Gospels

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"In The Many Faces of Christ religious historian Philip Jenkins refutes our most basic assumptions about the Lost Gospels and the history of Christianity. He reveals that hundreds of alternative gospels were never lost, but survived and in many cases remained influential texts, both outside and within the official Church. We are taught that these alternative scriptures--such as the Gospels of Thomas, Mary, or Judas--represented intoxicating, daring and often bizarre ideas that were wholly suppressed by the Church in the ...

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The Many Faces of Christ: The Thousand-Year Story of the Survival and Influence of the Lost Gospels
2015, Basic Books, New York

ISBN-13: 9780465066926

Hardcover

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