The Apocryphal Gospels: Exploring the Lost Books of the Bible

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Length: 4 hrs and 55 mins
Professor Emeritus, The University of Dayton
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The Apocryphal Gospels: Exploring the Lost Books of the Bible

Podcast-style audio course -
Length: 4 hrs and 55 mins
Professor Emeritus, The University of Dayton
(2 customer reviews)
Includes Free Study Guide
Audio Download + Subscription
$0.00

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Discover some of the most fascinating early Christian texts.

What are the apocryphal gospels? Purporting to fill in the missing pieces of Jesus’ life story, these books are often the subject of popular discussion and heated debates. Few, however, truly understand their context and meaning.

In The Apocryphal Gospels: Exploring the Lost Books of the Bible, you have the opportunity to explore these gripping texts with one of Catholicism’s great scholars. These 12 erudite lectures will shed light upon the early Christian community—and how they responded to response to questions that could not be found in the canonical New Testament.

Under the guidance of Fr. Bert Buby, you will explore the most important non-canonical gospels and the controversies that surround them. As you will come to understand, the apocryphal

Audio Sample:

Discover some of the most fascinating early Christian texts.

What are the apocryphal gospels? Purporting to fill in the missing pieces of Jesus’ life story, these books are often the subject of popular discussion and heated debates. Few, however, truly understand their context and meaning.

In The Apocryphal Gospels: Exploring the Lost Books of the Bible, you have the opportunity to explore these gripping texts with one of Catholicism’s great scholars. These 12 erudite lectures will shed light upon the early Christian community—and how they responded to response to questions that could not be found in the canonical New Testament.

Under the guidance of Fr. Bert Buby, you will explore the most important non-canonical gospels and the controversies that surround them. As you will come to understand, the apocryphal gospels display the great diversity among the churches in the early centuries of Christianity. While exploring such texts as the Infancy Gospel of Thomas, the Gospel of Mary Magdalene, and early Gnostic books, you will gain a powerful glimpse into the beliefs of first followers of Christ.

Just like the ancient writers of the apocryphal gospels, believers today are fascinated by the life of Christ. Take this adventure through the intriguing stories that influenced the founders of our faith.

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Fr. Bertrand Buby is a member of the Society of Mary, also known as the Marianists. He teaches courses on Mary at the International Marian Research Institute at the University of Dayton and is Professor Emeritus at the University of Dayton. Fr. Bert is past president of the Mariological Society of America and is a member of the Pontifical International Marian Academy. He is the author of the trilogy Mary of Galilee, Mary Faithful Disciple, With a Listening Heart, and also a book on his founder’s use of Marian texts. Fr. Bert obtained his licentiate in Scripture from the Pontifical Biblical Institute and his doctorate in Marian Theology from the International Marian Research Institute at the University of Dayton.

  • An Introduction to the Apocryphal Gospels
  • The Proto-Gospel of James, the Brother of the Lord, and Its influence on Liturgy Today
  • The Secret Sayings of The Gospel of Didymus, or the Twin Brother of Jesus, Judas Thomas the Apostle
  • The Infancy Gospels of Pseudo-Matthew and Infancy Gospel of Thomas: Jesus as a Child and Teenager
  • Jewish-Christian Apocryphal Gospels: Ebionites, Egyptian Gospel, Gospel of Hebrews, Gospel of Nazoreans
  • The Gospel of St. Peter: The Gospel of the Cross
  • The Gospel of Judas
  • The Apocryphal New Testament Gospel of Mary Magdalene
  • The Secret Gospel of Mark
  • The Valentinian Gospel of Philip: Gnostic Beginnings
  • The History of Joseph the Carpenter
  • The Apocryphal Gospels of Mary’s Dormition and Her Glorious Assumption

2 reviews for The Apocryphal Gospels: Exploring the Lost Books of the Bible

  1. Kathleen O., KS

    Spring Survey: April 2017

    The material is fascinating and Fr. Buby is obviously an expert on it.

  2. Anonymous

    2018 Spring Survey

    A very open minded professor! I would love to see him do a whole course on the Gospel of Thomas!

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