Apocrypha - New Testament Apocrypha
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Part of Apocrypha:

1. Introduction

2. Old Testament Apocrypha

3. New Testament Apocrypha

4. The Significance of the Apocrypha

A. Gospels

Though many of the apocryphal gospels have been lost, a number of examples of this type of writing survive, of which the most important are mentioned here.

1. Jewish-Christian Gospels. Clement of Alexandria (Stromata, II, 45, 5; cf. V, 96, 3), Origen (In Jo., II, 12 [87]) and Eusebius (Hist. Eccles., III, 25, 5; 27, 4; 39, 17; IV, 22, 8) mention a Gospel according to the Hebrews.…

Cite this page
Johannes Michl, “Apocrypha - New Testament Apocrypha”, in: Sacramentum Mundi Online, General Editor Karl Rahner, SJ. Consulted online on 23 May 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2468-483X_smuo_COM_000203>
First published online: 2016



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