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Not long ago I wrote an brief article for the E3 Foundation on the Gospel of Thomas.  Many consider it as a reliable witness to Jesus. Others disregard it altogether. What it does offer is a glimpse of how theologically diverse early Christianity (second century AD) was.  There is a significant debate over whether and to what extent the Gospel of Thomas is Gnostic. It is less Gnostic than many of the texts we find in the Nag Hammadi Library. But there are elements in it which cause me to regard it a “Gnostic-Lite.”

Here is a link to that article:

http://www.exploregod.com/what-is-the-gospel-of-thomas 

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