We begin a new series discussing the Gospel of Thomas, one section at a time. In this episode we talk about the first logion:
These are the hidden words that the living Jesus spoke. And Didymos Judas Thomas wrote them down. And he said: “Whoever finds the meaning of these words will not taste death.”
The Gospel of Thomas: Andrew Phillip Smith
Recovering the Original Gospel of Thomas: A History of the Gospel and its Growth by April DeConick
Seek to See Him: Ascent and Vision Mysticism in the Gospel of Thomas by April DeConick
The Gospel of Thomas: A New Version Based on the Inner Meaning, by Andrew Phillip Smith.