The Gospel According to St Judas

The Gospel According to St Judas

Paperback Published on: 03/06/2019
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Synopsis

There are two distinct narrative voices in this novel. One is a first-person account of Judas' life from childhood to dotage. It tells of his boyhood friendship with Jesus, of his difficult younger days, how he becomes a disciple of first John the Baptist and then Jesus and finally ends up as a rich merchant in Mesopotamia. It is there he writes the first gospel.The other voice belongs to Dr Murray Watkins, a biblical scholar and finder of `the Judas Texts' in early 21st Century Iraq, shortly before the invasion of that country. Through a series of "essays" he tells of the finding of the texts, of what they tell us and of the significance of this find.

  • Publisher: Benybont Books
  • ISBN: 9781916119802
  • Number of pages: 242
  • Dimensions: 203 x 127 x 40 mm

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The Gospel According to St Judas
A new slant on a familiar tale
Enjoyed this a great deal. A first-hand account of the life of Judas Iscariot interspersed with academic writings from the finder of the 'Judas Gospel'. Th... READ MORE
Huw Griffiths
The Gospel According to St Judas
Tom East at his best
When I posted the cover of Tom East’s Gospel according to St. Judas on my Facebook wall, one of my friends reacted by writing, “I will not believe a word w... READ MORE
Petru Iamandi