Tag: gospel of thomas

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

04/19 | 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?

03/04 | 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.

Ancient Amulets with Incipits

01/06 | Ancient amulets containing incipits of Biblical passages have been uncovered in Egypt and were used as protective charms to ward off evil. Learn about early Christian amulets with incipits in   Read more…

Posted in Artifacts and the Bible.


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