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Die Bedeutung Der Gnostischen Nag-Hammadi Texte Für Die Neutestamentliche Wissenschaft

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The Coptic Gospel of Thomas is still the best-known font from the Nag Hammadi discovery of 1945. In the debate about the Gospel of Thomas from Nag Hammadi, it went so far primarily to the question of whether he ever acquires greater importance. The discussion about the Gospel of Thomas is part of the wider debate on the importance of neutestament union Apocrypha. The Nag Hammadi texts is to extent and in a way like never before opened the access to a whole branch within the beginnings of Christianity, who had not prevailed and what not canonized Gnosis, which is reflected in most of thesis text, is a particularly outstanding example of seeking a direction rival did eventually lost, destroyed their literature and their followers has been eradicated, as the Roman Empire took over the Christian religion as the state religion. The original text of the chapter is in German.

Keywords: Gospel of Thomas; Nag Hammadi; Apocrypha; Christianity; Gnosis; Roman Empire



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