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A Closer Look (The "Judas Gospel") #825026

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Apr 06, 2006
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(Studio: Elizabeth Vargas) National Geographic Society's revelation about a biblical gospel found in Egypt three decades ago noted.

(New York: Cynthia McFadden) The revised story of Jesus & Judas examined; scenes shown of the manuscript written in the ancient language of Coptic; details given about the new questions about forgiveness raised by this gospel. [North Carolina Dr. Bart EHRMAN†- says Judas is portrayed as the betrayer of Jesus.] [University of Arizona Dr. Timothy JULL†- dates the manuscript.] [Princeton gnostic gospels scholar professor Elaine PAGELS†- outlines what the gospel says about the betrayal.]

(Studio: Elizabeth Vargas) Further coverage of the Gospel of Judas on "Nightline" & "Primetime" noted.

Reporter(s):
Vargas, Elizabeth;
McFadden, Cynthia
Duration:
00:02:40

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