"THE MAGDALENE GOSPEL: A Journey Behind the New Testament", by Yuri Kuchinsky. Roots Publishing, Toronto, 2002

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Table of Contents

 

Foreword .....9

PART I *** THE INTRODUCTION

1. One Gospel that Remained Uncensored .....11

 

PART II *** THE HIJACKING AND THE COVER-UP: Some Early Christian History

2. Early Gospels, Their Historical Background, & Christian Antisemitism .....31

3. The Two Wars Against the Jews .....39

4. The Big Cover-up .....46

5. Split Personality? .....56

6. Alfred Loisy, and How I came to Discover the Magdalene Gospel .....67

7. The Fourteenthers: Celebrating Christian Passover .....78

8. Jews, Samaritans, and Christians .....94

9. The Hebrew Gospel of Matthew .....103

 

PART III *** EXPLORING THE MAGDALENE GOSPEL: Some Textual Comparisons

10. General Character Of the Text .....116

11. Comparison With Canonical Texts .....126

12. "Woman at the Well" .....129

13. Women in the Magdalene Gospel .....133

14. John's Disciples Visit Jesus .....136

15. Magdalene Text is More Primitive than the Canonical Texts .....147

16. Jesus and His Family .....166

17. Parable of a Rich Man, and the "Signs of the Times" .....169

18. Disciples of John and of Jesus Get Together .....172

19. "The Canaanite Woman" .....176

20. "The Dishonest Steward" .....179

21. "Rich Man and a Leper" .....185

22. Canonical "Imponderability" & Why this Text is Earlier .....188

 

PART IV *** TRUTH AND FICTION: Which Text of the Bible?

23. The Synoptic Problem, and the Earliest Gospel Texts .....195

24. The Strange Game of Textual Criticism .....203

25. "Son of Man" Passages .....211

26. The Anointing Stories: Looking for the Source Text .....232

 

PART V *** THE HISTORICAL JESUS

27. Jesus: an Enigmatic Figure .....247

28. Was Jesus Apocalyptic? .....250

29. The Gospel of Thomas .....256

30. Dating Thomas and "Q" .....262

31. Jesus the Baptist .....271

32. "Jesus the Magician": Four Big Flip-flops of Biblical Historians .....276

33. The Jesus "Mythicists" vs. the Mainstream .....280

34. The Historical Paul, or Angelology .....289

 

PART VI *** HIDING BEHIND A SCREEN: Diatessaron, or the Gospel According to the Hebrews?

35. The Earliest Gospel to Have Been Widely Published .....295

36. Diatessaron and New Testament Gospels .....315

37. The Final Christian Canon of Four .....335

38. Kosher Scots, or the Celtic Church Cover-up .....340

39. Translating the Magdalene Gospel .....355

 

PART VII *** THE MAGDALENE GOSPEL

The Text of the Gospel .....366

Notes and Abbreviations .....475

 

APPENDICES:

Samples of the Original Text (Chapters 1 & 33) .....478

The Historical Development of the Gospels (Chart) .....482

Bibliography .....485

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