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Ancient gospel. Source: Dmitry Pichugin / Adobe Stock.

Divine Conspiracy: Uncovering the Gospel of Judas (Video)


In the annals of biblical archaeology, few discoveries have ignited as much scholarly fervor and public intrigue as the unearthing of the Gospel of Judas. This mysterious text, a tangible testament to the theological diversity of early Christianity, emerged from the shadows of the past to challenge long-held beliefs and ignite passionate debates among scholars and religious communities alike. Nestled within the intricate web of the Nag Hammadi library, a collection of ancient manuscripts found in Upper Egypt in the 1940s, the Gospel of Judas surfaced as an unprecedented revelation in April 2006. Its very existence sent ripples through the religious landscape, inviting questions about the traditional narrative surrounding Jesus Christ and his most notorious disciple.

Written in Coptic and dating back to the 2nd century AD, this cryptic gospel portrays Judas Iscariot not as the villainous betrayer but as a central figure entrusted with a divine mission. After a turbulent journey spanning centuries, the fragile codex finally found its way into the hands of scholars and experts, raising hopes of a deeper understanding of the complexities within early Christianity.

Top image: Ancient gospel. Source: Dmitry Pichugin / Adobe Stock.

By Robbie Mitchell

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I’m a graduate of History and Literature from The University of Manchester in England and a total history geek. Since a young age, I’ve been obsessed with history. The weirder the better. I spend my days working as a freelance... Read More

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