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"Gospel of Judas" translated into English 5 years ago

April 7 2006

In Washington, the first published text of the apocryphal "Gospel of Judas", which was found in Egypt in the 70's.

The ancient Coptic manuscript, which is executed on papyrus, dated around 300 BC Year about 5 years took its translation into English.

In it, unlike the biblical Gospels argues that Judas Iscariot betrayed Christ to death on his own volition.

Historians have reported that this approach is consistent with views that plagued the early centuries among the Christian Gnostics, but was condemned as heretical from the end of the second century. 5 kinds of examinations have confirmed the authenticity of the document, but that does not mean yet faithful to its content.

The Russian Orthodox Church believes that the publication of the Gospel of Judas is unlikely to affect the religious beliefs of the majority of believers and skeptics. Reports the Voice of Russia

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