The Apocryphal Jesus

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The Apocryphal Jesus

2017

Much of what we know about Jesus today comes from apocryphal sources rather than the Bible. The Apocryphal Jesus is your chance to learn about the early Christian world from a variety of sources-many of which have been...

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David Brakke

In This Series

The Influence of Apocrypha
Episode 1
The Influence of Apocrypha
Jesus and Mary in the Proto-Gospel of James
Episode 2
Jesus and Mary in the Proto-Gospel of James
Young Jesus in the Infancy Gospel of Thomas
Episode 3
Young Jesus in the Infancy Gospel of Thomas
Joseph and the Magi in the Apocrypha
Episode 4
Joseph and the Magi in the Apocrypha
The Apocrypha and the Cult of Mary
Episode 5
The Apocrypha and the Cult of Mary
Lost Gospels and Fragments
Episode 6
Lost Gospels and Fragments
Sayings of Jesus from the Gospel of Thomas
Episode 7
Sayings of Jesus from the Gospel of Thomas
Jesus's Statements beyond the Gospels
Episode 8
Jesus's Statements beyond the Gospels
Conversations with the Living Jesus
Episode 9
Conversations with the Living Jesus
The Gospel of Judas's Gnostic Vision
Episode 10
The Gospel of Judas's Gnostic Vision
The Gospel of Peter and the Talking Cross
Episode 11
The Gospel of Peter and the Talking Cross
The Apocrypha and Pilate's Sanctification
Episode 12
The Apocrypha and Pilate's Sanctification
Dialogues with the Risen Jesus
Episode 13
Dialogues with the Risen Jesus
Hope and Adventure in the Acts of John
Episode 14
Hope and Adventure in the Acts of John
Social Disruption in the Acts of Paul
Episode 15
Social Disruption in the Acts of Paul
Thecla: Independent Woman of the Apocrypha
Episode 16
Thecla: Independent Woman of the Apocrypha
Miracles and Magic in the Acts of Peter
Episode 17
Miracles and Magic in the Acts of Peter
Peter versus Paul in the Pseudo-Clementines
Episode 18
Peter versus Paul in the Pseudo-Clementines
The Acts of Thomas and the Mission to India
Episode 19
The Acts of Thomas and the Mission to India
Spiritual Love in the Acts of Andrew
Episode 20
Spiritual Love in the Acts of Andrew
Forged Letters of Jesus and the Apostles
Episode 21
Forged Letters of Jesus and the Apostles
Revelations That Didn't Make the Bible
Episode 22
Revelations That Didn't Make the Bible
Tours of Hell before Dante
Episode 23
Tours of Hell before Dante
Apocrypha after the New Testament
Episode 24
Apocrypha after the New Testament