The Gospel of Thomas
in English, Haitian Creole and French

Classic Editions, Gainesville, Florida, 2005 | classiceditions@bellsouth.net
ISBN 0-9765196-0-7 (Paperback, $12.95) | ISBN 0-9765196-1-5 (Hardback, $24.95)


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The Gospel of Thomas was discovered in 1945 with a cache of books in Nag Hammadi, Egypt.
The Christian and Gnostic books had been hidden on a hillside for 1,600 years. As book burnings
spread in the Church in the late 4th century, an unknown monastic hid these scrolls for safe-keeping.

The Gospel of Thomas is of immense value because it dates from the same period as the canonical
gospels and because it is a remarkable record of what numerous scholars claim are the actual teachings
of Jesus.

The introduction synthesizes the leading exegetical and historical research in a bilingual Haitian Creole
and English facing-page format. The text of The Gospel of Thomas appears in a trilingual facing-page format.

This book is designed for general readers, students and scholars of English, Haitian Creole and French.
This volume is an excellent tool for accelerated learning and for diving into the depth of the Apostle Thomas’
tradition.

Dr. Hans-Gebhard Bethge’s widely praised English translation appears in an updated version. The Haitian
Creole and French translations are based upon Dr. Bethge’s English text. The Haitian Creole translation
appears for the first time in print.


Edited by Benjamin Hebblethwaite and Jacques Pierre
Translated by Hans-Gebhard Bethge,
Benjamin Hebblethwaite and Jacques Pierre,
and Michel Weber

Includes introduction in Haitian Creole and English:
The Gospel of Thomas in its Historical Context
by Benjamin Hebblethwaite and Jacques Pierre

Search inside:
Frontpiece | Copyright Page | First page of Haitian Creole introduction |
First page of English Introduction | Second page of Haitian Creole introduction|
Second page of English introduction | First page of bibliography | Selected page of the
English translation
| Selected page of the Haitian Creole and
French translations
| Biographies of the Editors and Translators


About the authors:
Benjamin Hebblethwaite is Lecturer in Haitian Creole at the University of Florida
Jacques Pierre is Researcher at the Creole Institute at Indiana University
Dr. Hans-Gebhard Bethge is Professor of Theology at Humbolt University in Berlin
Dr. Michel Weber is Researcher at the Institut supérieur de Philosophie of the Université catholique de Louvain in Louvain-la-Neuve


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