The Book of Thomas the Contender is one of the books of the New Testament apocrypha represented in the Nag Hammadi library.
|Year Written: (Assumed)||150-225 AD|
|Scripture Type:||Apocrypha Acts|
Apocrypha Acts are works, usually written works, that are of unknown authorship, or of doubtful authenticity, or spurious, or not considered to be within a particular canon.
|Discovered:||Nag Hammadi Library, Egypt 1945
The Nag Hammadi Library is a collection of 13 ancient books containing over 50 texts. This important discovery includes a number of primary "Gnostic Gospels" – texts which were assumed to have been destroyed during the early Christian conflicts.
All the texts discovered at Nag Hammadi can be viewed in the Gnostic Society Library website.
|Further Reading:|| jdt.unl.edu/thomasbook.htm|
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