When Mark M. Mattison, an independent scholar of ancient
Christian texts, first encountered the Gospel of Thomas, he was
intrigued. The full text of this Gospel had been discovered in 1945
with a collection of other...
The Bible and Beyond podcast is a series of interviews with scholars who are able to unlock mysteries from extra-canonical books, forgotten scriptures, so-called 'gnostic' gospels, as well as the Bible. Host Shirley Paulson, Ph.D., and her guests explore historical and spiritual questions about Jesus, gender, women, salvation, healing, and the meaning of life. The discoveries these scholars share don’t always fit with what we've been told, but time and again they lead us toward a deeper intimacy with Jesus.