Original Christianity: A New Key to Understanding the Gospel of Thomas and Other Lost Scriptures

Original Christianity: A New Key to Understanding the Gospel of Thomas and Other Lost Scriptures

Peter Novak


“Whoever unearths the translation of those sayings won't adventure death.” -from the Gospel of Thomas

The paintings of students corresponding to Elaine Pagels and Marvin Meyer have captured the mind's eye of the general public via surroundings forth the Gospel of Thomas and different misplaced teachings of Jesus. Now Peter Novak, in Original Christianity, brings forth a severe point crucial for totally figuring out those scriptures.

Novak argues that the authors of those early texts subscribed to the Binary Soul Doctrine--an old trust method that enables for either reincarnation and an everlasting afterlife. Novak’s interdisciplinary procedure deals clean insights at the ideals and politics of the early church founders. He issues out that reincarnation was once a regularly held Christian trust till it was once voted out of “official” Christianity and the checklist expunged. This newfound key unearths the genuine identities of many mysterious Biblical figures, resembling Lazarus, Barabbas, Judas, and particularly the Apostle Thomas, who would possibly not purely were Jesus’ exact dual brother, yet certainly a moment Christ in his personal correct, who lived to provide a genetically exact bloodline.

More vital nonetheless, the rediscovery of the misplaced theology of Original Christianity potential Christ’s imperative message of private integrity can back take heart degree.

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