Gospel of Bartholomew

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The Gospel of Bartholomew is a missing text amongst the New Testament apocrypha, mentioned in several early sources. It may be identical to either the Questions of Bartholomew, the Resurrection of Jesus Christ (by Bartholomew), or neither.

Early source references to the Gospel of Bartholomew[edit]

In the prologue to his commentary on Matthew, Jerome mentions a "Gospel of Bartholomew"[1] among several other apocryphal gospels.

The author of the Decretum Gelasianum includes "the Gospels in the name of Bartholomew" in a list of condemned or unacceptable scriptures.[2]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "The Gospel of Bartholomew". www.gnosis.org.
  2. ^ "Decretum Gelasianum"; see http://www.tertullian.org/articles/burkitt_gelasianum.htm