From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Not to be confused with Gospel of Thomas. The earliest possible date of authorship is in the 80s A.
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Finally, the text recounts the episode in Luke in which Jesus, aged twelve, teaches in the temple. April Learn how and when to remove this template message. Archived from the original PDF on Some scholars believe the initial author was a gentileand whoever he was, he seems not to have known much of Jewish life besides what he could learn from the Gospel of Lukewhich the text seems to refer to directly in ch.
Jesus is amused by this suspicion, which he confirms, and revokes all his earlier apparent cruelty. Infancy Gospel of Thomas.
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Jesus then starts receiving lessons, but arrogantly tries to teach the teacher instead, upsetting the teacher who suspects supernatural origins. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Jesus raises the dead child from the dead, so he can testify that Jesus is innocent. The earliest possible date evzngile authorship is in the 80s A.
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James found that their large number makes the accounting of which text was which very difficult. There are two 2nd-century documents, the Epistula Apostolorum and Irenaeus' Adversus haereseswhich refer to a story of Jesus' tutor telling him, "Say alpha," and him replying, "First tell me what is beta, and I can tell you what alpha is.
When Joseph and Mary's neighbours complain, they are miraculously struck blind by Jesus.
Infancy Gospel of Thomas
Jesus plays with lions and guides them up to the town gates. Views Read Edit View history.
This number of texts and versions reflects the great popularity of the work during the High Middle Ages. Not to be confused with Gospel of Thomas.
The few surviving Greek manuscripts provide no clues saitn, since none of them date before the 13th century, while the earliest authorities, according to the editor and translator Montague Rhodes Jamesare a much abbreviated 6th century Syriac version, and a Latin palimpsest of the 5th or 6th century, which has never been fully translated and can be found in Vienna.
Later references by Hippolytus of Rome and Origen of Alexandria to a "Gospel of Thomas", are more likely to be referring to this Infancy Gospel, than to the wholly different Gospel of Thomas with which it is sometimes confused.
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Eusebius rejected it as a heretical "fiction" in the third book of his 4th-century Church Historyand Pope Gelasius I included it in his list of heretical books in the 5th century. While non-canonical in Christianity, the Infancy Gospel of Thomas contains many miracles and stories of Jesus referenced in the Qur'an, like Jesus giving life to clay birds.
In another episode, a child disperses water that Jesus has collected. Scholars generally agree on a date in the mid- to late-2nd century A.
Subsequently he resurrects a friend who is killed when he falls from a roof, and heals another who cuts his foot with an axe. The town people are scared. The Infancy Gospel of Thomas is a biographical gospel about the childhood of Jesusbelieved to date latest to the 2nd century or earlier. There are many different manuscripts, translations, shortened versions, alternates, and parallels with slight nuance differences. Episodes from Jesus' childhood as depicted in the "Klosterneuburger Evangelienwerk", a 14th-century gospel translation: Wikisource has original text related to this article: Retrieved from " https: The first known quotation of its text is from Irenaeus of Lyon, ca The text describes the life of the child Jesus, with fanciful, and sometimes malevolent, supernatural events, comparable to the trickster nature of the god-child in many Greek myths.