Tag: gospel of thomas

What Is Coptic and Who Were the Copts in Ancient Egypt?

07/18 | When did the ancient Egyptians stop writing in hieroglyphs, and what came next? From the fourth to ninth centuries C.E., Egypt was predominantly Christian. During this time, the language used   Read more…

Posted in Post-Biblical Period, The Ancient Near Eastern World.

What Did Jesus Really Look Like?

07/10 | What did Jesus look like? In “Painting a Portrait of Jesus,” D. Moody Smith examined the difficulties in answering this question.   Read more…

Posted in Jesus/Historical Jesus.

The Nag Hammadi Codices and Gnostic Christianity

06/06 | Until the discovery of the Nag Hammadi codices in 1945, the Gnostic view of early Christianity had largely been forgotten. The teachings of Gnostic Christianity—vilified especially since they were declared   Read more…

Posted in Biblical Artifacts, Artifacts and the Bible, Post-Biblical Period.


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