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The Gnostic Apostle Thomas:"Twin" of Jesus


The Gnostic Apostle Thomas: Notes, Chapter 7

"Acts" Three to Six, Acts of Judas Thomas (AJT):
Borkmann, Gunter. NTA-1965, vol 2.
Drijvers, H. J. W. NTA-1991, vol 2.
James, Montague. The Apocryphal New Testament (1924).
Klijn, A.F.J. The Acts of Thomas (1962).
Wright, William. Apocryphal Acts of the Apostles (1871; reprint 1968).

"Three words wherewith I am inflamed"
AJT, sec. 47, Borkmann, 468;
James, 387.

Speculations as to the three words spoken by Jesus to Thomas
Bertil Gurtner, Theology of the Gospel of Thomas (1961) 119 [The Trinity];
Oscar Cullman ["Way, truth, and life"] ;
Hippolytus. Philosophumena. Trans. F. Legge (1921) vol. 1, 131, ["Kaulaukau, Salasau, Zeiser"];
Jacques- Menard. L'evangile selon Thomas (1975) 32 [iota, alpha,omega];
Stevan L. Davies, The Gospel of Thomas and Christian Wisdom (1983) [acts calling for stoning];

Favrashi ("Twin")
Mary Boyce, A History of Zoroastrianism (1989) vol. l,117-28;
E. C. Spooner, "The Favrashi of Gautama," Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society (1916) 492-504.

Gandhara sculpture
A. C. Fouchet, The Beginnings of Buddhist Art (1917)111-38;
Alice Getty, The Gods of Northern Buddhism (1914). 48ff.;
H. C. Merillat, Sculpture West and East (1973) 107-13;
Alexander C. Soper, "The Roman Style in Gandhara," Am. J. of Archeology , vol. 55, no. 4 (Oct. 1951) 301-319.

Greco-Roman influence
W. W. Tarn, The Greeks in Bactria and India (1951) 393-408.

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