- Jun 5, 2020
- United States
Are you serious? The Gospel of Thomas is considered to be an important extra-canonical document that gives its readers an excellent view into the theology of Egyptian Christians.Your quote is from the "Gospel of Thomas".
Maybe you should try a real Bible, instead, Phil.
From wikipedia: The Gospel of Thomas (also known as the Coptic Gospel of Thomas) is an extra-canonical sayings gospel. It was discovered near Nag Hammadi, Egypt, in December 1945 among a group of books known as the Nag Hammadi library. Scholars speculate that the works were buried in response to a letter from Bishop Athanasius declaring a strict canon of Christian scripture. Scholars have proposed dates of composition as early as 60 AD and as late as 250 AD. Since its discovery, many scholars have seen it as evidence in support of the existence of a "Q source" which might have been very similar in its form as a collection of sayings of Jesus without any accounts of his deeds or his life and death, referred to as a sayings gospel."
What, according to you, is a "real Bible" (even though that has nothing to do with the subject being discussed). And how do you know that Phil doesn't read "a real Bible"?