Skip navigation
Skip navigation

The Judas Proverbs in Tchacos Codex 41-44

Kim, David

Description

The genre of the Coptic Judas text is not historical but polemical and metaphorical, for there are several narratives written against apostolic leadership. Passages of Tchacos Codex (TC) 47-53 demonstrate the same religio-political tendency as other astral accounts. The Judas text was written for an ancient gnostic group of Sethians who were marginalised or excluded from mainline Christianity. Ironically, while the Jewish rituals of thanksgiving, fasting, sacrifice, baptism are rejected, the...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2015
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/218906
Source: Journal of Religion and Culture

Download

There are no files associated with this item.


Items in Open Research are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.

Updated:  19 May 2020/ Responsible Officer:  University Librarian/ Page Contact:  Library Systems & Web Coordinator