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The Other Gospels


Examines the gospel literature that did not make it into the New Testament: the Gospel According to Thomas, Gnostic gospels such as the Gospel According to Phillip, the Gospel of Mary Magdalene and the Gospel of Judas, infancy gospels, and lost Jewish-Christian gospels. It also considers the development of the categories "heresy" and "orthodoxy," as well as the process of canonization.

Students entering 2012 and after: satisfies the Philosophical and Religious Perspectives distribution requirement.
Students entering before 2012: satisfies the Religion distribution requirement.