Was Judas Doing God's Will?
The 'Gospel of Judas' helps us understand early Christian arguments about whether God willed the crucifixion.
BY: Interview with Karen King
What can discoveries like the "Gospel of Judas" tell us about Jesus and early Christianity? In exclusive audio, scholar Karen King discusses whether the text sheds new light on the notorious disciple. King argues that although Gnostic gospels are not always historically accurate, they can help us take a fresh look at the four canonical gospels--and may dispel preconceived notions about Christian beliefs.
What is the significance of the "Gospel of Judas"?
Does the "Gospel of Judas" say God willed the crucifixion?
What does the "Gospel of Judas" say about the meaning of Jesus’ death?
What does this gospel tell us about the figure of Judas?
How does the "Gospel of Judas" stack up next to other early Christian writings?