The Apocalypse of Peter is an early Christian text of the 2nd century.It is not in the Bible, but is mentioned in the Muratorian fragment, the oldest surviving list of New Testament books. The Greek manuscript was unknown until it was discovered during excavations directed by Sylvain Grebaut during the 1886 season in a desert necropolis at Akhmim in Upper Egypt.
|Year Written: (Assumed)||100-150 AD|
|Scripture Type:||Apocrypha New Testament|
Apocrypha 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. The Apocrypha New Testament are ancient Christian writings that were not accepted into the canon of the New Testament by the orthodox church.
|Further Reading:|| earlychristianwritings.com/text/apocalypsepeter.html|
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