The Gospel of Peter

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Abstract

The Gospel of Peter was the first non-canonical gospel to be rediscovered during the modern period.' This nine page fragment from a larger text narrates a version of events dealing with the crucifixion and resurrection of Jesus. Some of the document's more striking features include its increased anti-Jewish tendency, the heightening of miraculous elements, Jesus' cry from the cross 'my power, the power, you have left me' and perhaps most strikingly the vision of a talking cross emerging from the tomb. This text represents a later popularizing trend in handling gospel traditions.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)318-325
Number of pages8
JournalExpository Times
Volume118
Issue number7
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Apr 2007

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