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  Gospel
The Gospel according to Thomas was found in the Nag Hammadi excavation in 1947-49 and is of some importance, especially for religious historians.
Other gospels include the Gospel of Mary and the Gospel of the Hebrews, but these are seldom given much attention.
The names attributed to Gospel authorship represent long-established traditions by the church, although, in most cases, there were schools or perspectives which shaped the final documents long after the disciples deaths.
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  Gospel of the Hebrews - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Gospel of the Hebrews (see "About titles" below), is a lost gospel that is only preserved in a few quotations in the Panarion of Epiphanius, a church writer who lived at the end of the 4th century AD.
This Gospel of the Hebrews was little known among the churches founded by Paul of Tarsus, for even among Paul's literate followers few were fluent in Aramaic, which was written in the same "square script" used to record Hebrew.
The name Gospel of the Hebrews appears to have also been a generic term for Judaeo-Christian gospels, which has led to some confusion with the Gospel of the Nazoraeans, the Gospel of the Ebionites, and with the gospel of Matthew in Aramaic, called Authentic Matthew.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Gospel_of_the_Hebrews   (1060 words)

  
 The Gospel of Hebrews from Throckmorton and Barnstone
The Gospel of the Nazaraeans ("observers") in Hebrew is believed to have been the Hebrew Gospel of Matthew and the source for the present gospel (which was composed in Greek).
Gospel according to the Hebrews, (in Jerome, Commentary on Isaiah 11:2)--When the Lord ascended from the water, the whole fount of the Holy Spirit descended and rested upon him, and said to him, "My son, in all the prophets I was waiting for you, that you might come, and that I might rest in you.
This is obviously a heretical and distorted interpretation of the words in the Hebrew gospel to convince the "church" that Mary is the "Mother of God" and a perpetual virgin.
www.angelfire.com /sc3/nwp/GospelHebrewsC.htm   (2387 words)

  
 Gospel of Matthew   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The Gospel of Matthew is one of the four Gospels of the New Testament.
Many hold, in accordance with tradition, that it was originally written in Hebrew (i.e., the Aramaic or Syro-Chaldee dialect, then the vernacular of Palestine), and afterwards translated into Greek, either by Matthew himself or by some person unknown.
This Gospel in Greek was received as being of authority in the Church from the first.
www.1-free-software.com /en/wikipedia/g/go/gospel_of_matthew_1.html   (868 words)

  
 Apocryphal Gospels (International Standard Bible Encyclopedia) :: Bible Tools
The undoubted early date of this gospel, the character of most of its not very numerous quotations, the respect with which it is uniformly mentioned by early writers, and the esteem in which it is at present held by scholars in general, entitle the Gospel according to the Hebrews to special notice.
A Gospel of Barnabas and Gospel of Bartholomew are condemned in the decree of Pope Gelasius.
In all of the gospels of this class it is noteworthy that considering the desire of the writers of non-canonical gospels to multiply miracles, no notice is taken of the period in the life of Christ that intervened between his twelfth year and his thirtieth.
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 Gospel   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Gospels are a genre of ancient literature concerning the life of Jesus.
Of the many gospels written in antiquity, exactly four gospels came to be accepted as part of the New Testament or canonical, possibly as early as Irenaeus of Lyons, c.
The Infancy Gospel of Thomas (not to be confused with the Gospel of Thomas) related many incidents from the childhood of Jesus that are not included in the canonical gospels.
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 Hebrews Chapter 4
Hebrews 4:2 For unto us was the gospel preached, as well as unto them: but the word preached did not profit them, not being mixed with faith in them that heard it.
Hebrews 4:3 For we which have believed do enter into rest, as he said, As I have sworn in my wrath, if they shall enter into my rest: although the works were finished from the foundation of the world.
Hebrews 4:12 For the word of God is quick, and powerful, and sharper than any twoedged sword, piercing even to the dividing asunder of soul and spirit, and of the joints and marrow, and is a discerner of the thoughts and intents of the heart.
www.bibleword.org /hebrews4.htm   (3462 words)

  
 Encyclopedia: Gospel of Matthew
The Gospel of John is the fourth gospel in the sequence of the canon as printed in the New Testament, and scholars agree it was the fourth to be written.
All of the aforementioned texts are distinct from the Gospel of the Ebionites, Gospel of Pseudo-Matthew, and Shem-Tov Matthew.
The Gospel of the Ebionites is a text sharing an affinity with the Gospel of the Hebrews and the Gospel of the Nazarenes.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Gospel-of-Matthew   (3134 words)

  
 Jesus of Nazareth in Early Christian Gospels - Frequently Asked Questions
Gospels written later are not included because their stories are usually derived from Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John, or incorporate fanciful legends that have little to do with the earthly activities and teachings of Jesus.
When a gospel is mentioned in or used as a source for a text known to have been written in the first two centuries, it is clear that the cited gospel was not originally written during some later time period.
Gospel of the Nazarenes: Clement, The Stromata 2.9.45
www.gospels.net /other/faq.html   (1603 words)

  
 The Ultimate Authentic Matthew - American History Information Guide and Reference
9 Fragments of The Gospel of the Hebrews
According to the Church Fathers, the Gospel of the Hebrews or the Hebrew Gospel was authoritative and apostolic in nature.
According to Jerome, the Gospel of the Hebrews was written in the Syriac language (Aramaic) and used Hebrew letters.
www.historymania.com /american_history/Authentic_Matthew   (3412 words)

  
 Gospel of the Hebrews -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The Gospel of the Hebrews (see "About titles" below), is a lost gospel that is only preserved in a few quotations in the Panarion of (Click link for more info and facts about Epiphanius) Epiphanius, a church writer who lived at the end of the 4th century C.E..
Eusebius mentions (Historia Ecclesciae, IV.xxii.8) that the Gospel according to the Hebrews was known to the church historian (Click link for more info and facts about Hegesippus) Hegesippus, who history he was using as source material.
The Hebrew itself has been preserved until the present day in the library at (An ancient seaport in northwestern Israel; an important Roman city in ancient Palestine) Caesarea which Pamphilus so diligently gathered., a city of Syria, who use it.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/g/go/gospel_of_the_hebrews.htm   (976 words)

  
 bible.org: ISBE   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
There is reason to believe that the Hebrew Gospel of Matthew was most to the mind of the Hebrew Christians, and that it took different forms in the hands of the sects into which the Jewish Christian church became divided.
Thus the Gospel of the Nazarenes was the Gospel according to the Hebrews, which in all probability had some affinity with the Hebrew Gospel of Matthew.
The Gospel of the Ebionites, which seems to have been the same as the Gospel of the Twelve Apostles, was something of a more divergent doctrinal tendency suited to the exclusive and heretical views of that sect.
www.bible.org /isbe.asp?id=4220   (2990 words)

  
 History of the Origins of Christianity. Book V. The Gospels. | Christian Classics Ethereal Library
The framework of the Gospel thus existed even before the Gospel itself, almost in the same way as in the Persian dramas of the death of the sons of Ali the order of the action is settled, whilst the dialogue is left to be improvised by the actors.
Compared with the Gospel which bears the name of Matthew, the Gospel of the Hebrews, so far as we can judge by the fragments which remain to us, was less refined in its symbolism, more logical, less subject to certain objections of exegesis, but of a stranger, coarser supernaturalism, more like that of Mark.
If the Hebrew Gospel never bore an author’s name, or rather a title of traditional guarantee, it was the title of “the Gospel of the Twelve Apostles,” sometimes also that of “the Gospel of Peter.” Still, we believe that these names were given later, when Gospels bearing the names of the Apostles came into use.
www.ccel.org /ccel/renan/gospels.ix.html   (2626 words)

  
 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Gospel and Gospels
Gospel was yet applied to the glad tidings of salvation, and not to the written accounts thereof.
Gospels, is the "Gospel according to the Hebrews".
Gospel by means of the second part of the Book of the Acts, by a study of the doctrinal contents of the Epistles of St.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/06655b.htm   (3950 words)

  
 The Legend of the Lost Gospel
The Gospel of the Holy Twelve claims that one of the primary reasons Jesus was so adamantly condemned by the religious authorities of Israel was because he advocated an end to blood sacrifices at the Temple.
The gnostic "Gospel of Thomas", "Gospel of Philip", and "Gospel of Truth" found at Nag Hammadi, reconciling and integrating the dual nature of all being is a main focus of this text.
The very Gospel that was repeatedly mentioned and described by many commentators in the early Church as the original teachings of the Nazarene called Christ.
www.thenazareneway.com /legend_of_the_lost_gospel.htm   (1634 words)

  
 The Emergence of the New Testament Canon
He recognized the four gospel canon as an already established entity and championed it as ``an indispensable and recognized collection against all deviations of heretics.''(25) Thus, sometime in the last half of the second century, the four church gospels began to be viewed as a single unit.
Moreover, Hebrews was rejected in the West because it was used by the Montanists to justify their harsh penetential system and because the West was not certain of its authorship.
Hebrews was not accepted in the West until the fourth century under the influence of St. Athanasius.
www.orthodox.net /faq/canon.htm   (6341 words)

  
 Gospel according to the Hebrews - Encyclopedia.com
Zechariah's unbelief and early Jewish-Christian relations: the form and structure of Luke 1:5-25 as a clue to the narrative agenda of the Gospel of Luke.
Missionary Matthew: Matthew 28: 16-20 as summary of the Gospel.
A gospel according to the Earth: sown by science, a new eco-faith takes root.
www.encyclopedia.com /doc/1E1-X-HebrwsGos.html   (469 words)

  
 The Gospel of the Hebrews
The Gospel of the Hebrews is known from quotations by Cyril of Jerusalem (Discourse on Mary Theotokos 12a), Origen (Commentary on John 2.12.87), Clement of Alexandria (Stromateis 2.9.45.5, 5.14.96.3), and Jerome (Commentary on Isaiah 4, Commentary on Ephesians 3, Commentary on Ezekiel 6, De viris illustribus 2).
But in the Gospel that is written in Hebrew letters we read, not that the veil of the temple was rent, but that the lintel of the temple of wondrous size fell.
And in the Gospel according to the Hebrews which the Nazarenes are accustomed to read, it is placed among the greatest sins 'if a man have grieved the spirit of his brother'.
www.earlychristianwritings.com /text/gospelhebrews-mrjames.html   (2944 words)

  
 Order of Nazorean Essenes
Gospel according to the Hebrews (Jerome, De viris inlustribus 2)
Gospel according to the Hebrews Jerome, Commentary on Isaiah 4 [on Isaiah 11:2])
Gospel according to the Hebrews (in Clement of Alexandria, Miscellanies V.14.96); also cf.
essenes.net /gosphebrews2.htm   (435 words)

  
 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Gospel of St. Matthew
gospel for the Hebrews in their national language, and the same assertion is found in several writers.
Gospel is compared with books translated from the Hebrew, such as those of the Septuagint, a marked difference is at once apparent.
Gospels and Acts it is easy to see that these men were totally unacquainted with universalist ideas, which had to be urged upon them, and which, even then, they were slow to accept.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/10057a.htm   (9008 words)

  
 THE GOSPEL OF CHRIST - Hebrews 7 Bible Study Lesson   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
In Hebrews 7:12, the writer says, “For the priesthood being changed, of necessity there is also a change of the law.” Here is the point to which the Hebrews writer has been building.
The statement of Hebrews 7:12—“For the priesthood being changed, of necessity there is also a change of the law”—is a strong statement affirming that the New Testament is the law we are to follow today.
Hebrews 7:12 states that since there has been a change in the priesthood, there must also be a change in something else.
www.thegospelofchrist.com /transcripts/hebrews5.htm   (3646 words)

  
 The Jewish-Christian gospels.
The gospels of the Nazoraeans, of the Ebionites, and according to the Hebrews.
When it comes to the Ebionite gospel in 30.13, however, he calls it not all very complete (ουχ ολω πληρεστατω), which must indicate that the Nazoraean and the Ebionite gospels were two different texts, despite their both being called according to the Hebrews, and despite the fact that Jerome appears to confuse the two.
This connection between the Diatessaron and the gospel of the Hebrews is perhaps surprising, yet at least one ancient author appears to have regarded the Diatessaron as a harmony of five gospels, perhaps including the Hebrew gospel, instead of merely the canonical four.
www.textexcavation.com /jewishgospels.html   (10430 words)

  
 Gospel - International Standard Bible Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
It begins with the prophecy concerning the `seed of the woman' (Genesis 3:15), and the promise concerning Abraham, in whom all the nations should be blessed (Genesis 12:3; 15:5) and is also indicated in Acts 10:43 and in the argument in Ro 4.
In another it is called "the gospel of the grace of God" (Acts 20:24); in another "the gospel of peace" (Ephesians 6:15); in another "the gospel of your salvation" (Ephesians 1:13); and in yet another "the glorious gospel" (2 Corinthians 4:4 the King James Version).
"The gospel is the gratuitous promise of the remission of sins for Christ's sake." To hold tenaciously that in this gospel we have a supernatural revelation is in perfect consistency with the spirit of scientific inquiry.
www.studylight.org /enc/isb/view.cgi?number=T3893   (696 words)

  
 Monday’s Musing: The Gospel and Identity, Part One-- eucatastrophe
The gospel is bigger than what I do best or am assinged to by my boss.
The gospel is how who I am in the midst of life circumstances.
Only the gospel can transform my functional identity so that it increasingly becomes “I love because I have been loved.” “I show grace because I have been shown grace.” “I demonstrate mercy because I have been shown mercy.” Maybe I’ll add a part three to this series to develop this further.
www.eucatastrophe.com /blog/archives/2007/01/08/mondays-musing-the-gospel-and-identity-part-one   (1469 words)

  
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Fragments are preserved in the works of Origen (early in the third century) and Eusebius (early in the fourth century); Epiphanius (late in the fourth century) attests to the existence of this gospel, but does not quote from it.
This statement is borne out by the fact that the apocryphal Gospel of Peter, which was evidently written in order to promulgate views of that kind, exhibits a special preference for Mark.
The parchment fragment of the Gospel of Peter was discovered in 1886 by the French Archaeological Mission, Cairo, in a grave in an ancient cemetery at Akhmím (Panopolis), in Upper Egypt.
www.lycos.com /info/gospels--centuries.html   (553 words)

  
 Radical Faith - exploring faith in a changed world
That the Gospel of the Hebrews was judged to contain bad theology doesn't mean, of course, that it did not contain valuable historical evidence.
The existence of these three gospels indicates that there were probably Jewish communities in what we now call Palestine until at least the middle of the second century, and probably much later.
The Gospel is unusual in that it depicts the Holy Spirit as female, probably stemming from the traditional Jewish idea of Wisdom, one of God's most important attributes, as female.
homepages.which.net /~radical.faith/background/jewishgospel.htm   (1665 words)

  
 Did Matthew exist in Hebrew?
The ‘Gospel of Hebrews’ omits the genealogy of Jesus, and it does not record the birth.
Mark’s Gospel is so lean and spare, so lacking in details about Jesus’ life that Jesus’ ministry could only have lasted a little over one year, as we have seen.
In conclusion, the Gospel of Matthew was written separately from the Hebrews gospel; and the writer of Matthew may have borrowed from Hebrews, since it was composed before it.
www.answering-christianity.com /abdullah_smith/did_matthew_exist.htm   (1438 words)

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