The Acts of Thomas
Lecture no. 14 from the course: Lost Christianities: Christian Scriptures and the Battles over Authentication
Taught by Professor Bart D. Ehrman | 31 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Philosophy & Religion Courses
The Apocryphal Acts resembled the ancient romances (novels). While the Christian Acts use many of these conventions, their goal is to counteract the views that the romances embraced.