New Testament Apocrypha

New Testament Apocrypha

More Noncanonical Scriptures


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A compilation of apocryphal Christian texts, many translated into English for the first time, with comprehensive introductions.

This second volume of New Testament Apocrypha continues the work of the first by making available to English readers more apocryphal texts. Twenty-nine texts are featured, including The Adoration of the Magi and The Life of Mary Magdalene, each carefully introduced, copiously annotated, and translated into English by eminent scholars. These fascinating texts provide insights into the beliefs, expressions, and practices of a range of Christian communities from the early centuries through late antiquity and into the medieval period.