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Humor and Joy in Mark, Thomas, Matthew, and Luke

By |2022-07-19T00:14:45-04:00October 25th, 2021|Tags: , , , |

Within the gospels of Mark, Thomas, Matthew, and Luke is a large set of pithy sayings whose primary meanings are humor and joy.  It is probable that most of these sayings existed before these gospels were written and were for generations part of oral lore. Presenter: Dr. Hal Taussig (with host Shirley Paulson, PhD)

The Gospel of Thomas Goes Public

By |2023-01-16T16:32:38-05:00March 21st, 2021|Tags: , , , |

First in the Nag Hammadi Series Presenters Dr. Shirley Paulson and her co-instructor, Dr. Hal Taussig, explain the complex but extremely important relationship between the recently discovered Gospel of Thomas and the Bible, while helping you gain confidence in your own ability to interpret and make use of it.

Parables of Jesus in the Gospel of Thomas

By |2023-02-16T02:45:48-05:00January 27th, 2020|Tags: , |

Gospel of Thomas has more or less three kinds of parables: those with almost exact parallels with Matthew, Mark, or Luke; those with similar story-lines to canonical gospels but with strikingly different meanings; and those that have little or no similarities to canonical gospels. Presenter: Dr. Hal Taussig (with host Dr. Shirley Paulson)

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