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REL 225 Forgotten Scriptures: Apocryphal Literature and the Origins of Christianity (4)

A study of apocryphal literature in early Christianity, including Q, the Gospel of Mary, the Nag Hammadi Library, and other recently discovered texts. Topics will include the story of their discovery, their contents and context in early Christianity, and how they are making a difference in how we understand the origins of Christianity.

  • General Education Requirement Fulfillment: Arts & Humanities; World Engagement: CV
  • Offering: Alternate Years
  • Instructor: Patterson

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