Thursday, February 26, 2009

Infancy Gospel of Thomas Cartoon

In today's Historical Jesus class we are moving to Part 5 of the course where we begin to explore some life of Jesus traditions. And we begin at the beginning by asking questions about whether we can know anything about Jesus' birth and childhood. Well, if we look at the Infancy Gospel of Thomas, we find a whole series of wonderful, fictional stories about Jesus, including this piece (9), here delightfully animated:

I am grateful to Tony Chartrand Burke on Apocryphicity for sharing this link with us two years ago.

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