The Gospel of Thomas, a collection of words of Jesus, is one of the most significant extrabiblical texts of the early Christian era.
This edition presents the texts in the classical languages and provides an English translation and a readily readable commentary. It includes:
• an introduction to the Gospel of Thomas
• the complete Coptic text
• the text of the Greek fragments and a Greek retranslation of all logia with parallel texts from the canonic gospels
• an English translation
• an extensive commentary
• illustrations of the Coptic manuscript
• an appendix with an index and bibliography
The introduction and commentary do not assume knowledge of the classical languages, making The Gospel of Thomas accessible to a broad audience.