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Clement of Alexandria and a secret Gospel of Mark.

by Morton Smith

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Published by Harvard University Press in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Clement, of Alexandria, Saint, ca. 150-ca. 215,
  • Secret Gospel according to Mark

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBS2860.S42 S53
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 452 p.
    Number of Pages452
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5317178M
    ISBN 100674134907
    LC Control Number72148938

    Buy Clement of Alexandria and a Secret Gospel of Mark by Morton Smith online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 2 editions - starting at $ Shop Range: $ - $ In a letter in which Clement quotes previously unknown passages from a secret edition of the gospel of Mark was discovered by Morton Smith in Jerusalem. Other On-line Resources: External Evidence: Clement of Alexandria - Stephen Carlson posts Greek text & translation of Eusebius' report of Clement's account of the origin of the canonical.

      The Secret Gospel of Mark is a putative non-canonical Christian gospel mentioned exclusively in the Mar Saba letter, a document of disputed authenticity, which describes Secret Mark as .   This Secret Gospel of Mark was quoted in a previously unknown letter of Clement of Alexandria, which had been transcribed into the endpapers of a 17th century printed book in the monastery of Mar Saba, twelve miles south of Jerusalem. This letter is .

    Clement of Alexandria and a Secret Gospel of Mark. Harvard University Press, Cambridge, MA, [Smith’s full-length study of the Letter]. Morton Smith. The Secret Gospel: The Discovery and Interpretation of the Secret Gospel According to Mark. Harper and Row, New York, NY, [Smith’s more popular presentation of the findings of the Mar. Then he did so in two forms at once: a scholarly monograph published by Harvard University Press, Clement of Alexandria and a Secret Gospel of Mark, and a popular book published by Harper & Row.


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Clement of Alexandria and a secret Gospel of Mark by Morton Smith Download PDF EPUB FB2

17 rows  The Secret Gospel of Mark - A Letter Attributed to Clement of Alexandria. Part of a library of. But when Peter died a martyr, Mark came over to Alexandria, bringing both his own notes and those of Peter, from which he transferred to his former book the things suitable to whatever makes for progress toward knowledge.

Thus he composed a more spiritual Gospel for. Clement of Alexandria and a Secret Gospel of Mark (English, Greek and Latin Edition) [Smith, Morton] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Clement of Alexandria and a Secret Gospel of Mark (English, Greek and Latin Edition)Price: $ The extracanonical Secret Gospel of Clement of Alexandria and a secret Gospel of Mark. book is the subject of the Mar Saba letter attributed to Clement of Alexandria which Smith found transcribed in endpapers of a 17th century edition of Ignatius of Antioch.

Authenticity of the letter & the Secret Gospel are disputed/5. Genre/Form: Apokryphes Markusevangelium: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Smith, Morton, Clement of Alexandria and a secret Gospel of Mark.

Saba letter, which describes Secret Mark as an expanded version of the canonical Gospel of Mark with some episodes elucidated, written for an initiated elite.

InMorton Smith ( – J ), a professor of ancient history at Columbia University, claimed to have found a previously unknown letter of Clement of Alexandria inFile Size: KB. Smith wrote two books on the subject: first, the voluminous and intricate scholarly analysis Clement of Alexandria and a Secret Gospel of Mark, and then The Secret Gospel, a thin and conversational popular account of the discovery and its interpretation.

The first book was delivered to the Harvard University Press inbut was very slow at. Clement of Alexandria and a Secret Gospel of Mark [Smith, Morton] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Clement of Alexandria and a Secret Gospel of MarkCited by: implications, in Professor Smith’s book Clement of Alexandria and a Secret Gospel of Mark (Harvard University Press). At the same time he published a shorter and more popular―not to say sensational―volume entitled The Secret Gospel (Harper and Row, New York).

The Secret Gospel of Mark. I find the Secret Gospel of Mark fascinating. Copied by a scribe in the 18th century from an earlier (how early we don't know) copy, there has been a great deal of controversy among scholars regarding its authenticity.

I believe the Clementine letter is authentic for reasons of style. 3 Translations of the complete text of the letter to Clement are to be found in the following: The Secret Gospel, pp.

14–17; Clement of Alexandria and a Secret Gospel of Mark, pp. –47 (Greek transcription, pp. –52); and Ron Cameron, The Other Gospels, pp. 67– 4 Clement of Alexandria, p. InMorton Smith published both a dense scholarly tome (“Clement of Alexandria and a Secret Gospel of Mark,” Harvard University Press) and a popular book (“The Secret Gospel,” Harper.

The "Secret Gospel of Mark"How Clement's letter was found and studied. Sponsored link. Disclaimer: The following is based on the assumption that a letter which was apparently written by Clement of Alexandria (circa CE), is valid and consensus has been reached by theologians on the letter's legitimacy: religious conservatives tend to reject the letter as a forgery; religious.

Clement replied to Theodore by quoting several passages from a "secret" gospel of Mark. Clements claimed this "secret" gospel had been added to Mark's gospel after Peter's death. It was primarily for those Christians who were more "spiritual." These texts were held in Alexandria and only used for those being initiated into the "great mysteries.".

Clement’s mystery terminology at length; my easy equation of “mystery” and “sacrament” glosses over some very relevant issues. The reason I did not delve into this subject in The Secret Gospel of Mark Unveiled is that I was already writing about it for another book, which The File Size: KB.

Clement was a disciple of Peter. He explains that Peter and Mark (also Peter's disciple) wrote copious notes on the gospel. Mark took these down to Alexandria, where he wrote a secret gospel. Gnostic groups, including the Carpocratians, obtained a copy and adulterated it to fit their own beliefs.

Still, Clement states certain things that are Author: Rameumptom. “Most scholars consider [Secret Mark] to be an expansion of the canonical Gospel, as Clement himself believed” (Brown,p. 89). The story related in Fragment 1 is a blend of a Markan and Johannine elements, containing phrases and allusions probably clipped directly from these other works.

While looking for ancient documents in the Mar Saba monastery library in the Judean Desert, scholar Morton Smith made a discovery that rocked the academic world: Copied onto the end-pages of a 17th-century book was a previously unknown letter from Clement of Alexandria, a second-century church father, which contained passages of a lost “secret” gospel of Mark.

Clement of Alexandria and a secret Gospel of Mark. Cambridge, Mass., Harvard University Press, (DLC) (OCoLC) Named Person: Clement, of Alexandria Saint; Clément, d'Alexandrie saint; Clement, of Alexandria Saint; Clemens (Alexandrinus) Material Type: Document, Internet resource: Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File.

Our only knowledge of The Secret Gospel of Mark comes from two quotations in a copy of a letter attributed to Clement of Alexandria (– CE) discovered in the Mar Saba monastery near Jerusalem in Although the authenticity of this letter.

Some secret gospels have probably been lost forever. Others survive only as fragments or secondary translations. The best known survivors are the Gospel of Thomas, the Secret Gospel of Mark, the Apocryphon of James, the Secret Book of John, the Gospel .Clement of Alexandria and a Secret Gospel of Mark.

Morton Smith. Harvard University Press, - Secret Gospel according to Mark - pages. 0 Reviews. From inside the book. What people are saying - Write a review. Morton Smith Snippet view - Clement of Alexandria and a Secret Gospel of Mark Morton Smith No preview available - A secret gospel attributed to Mark is attested by patristic sources, something like the canonical one having been composed in Rome, the other in Alexandria.

Now Morton Smith claims to have discovered a fragmentary copy of a letter by Clement of Alexandria answering questions about this gospel which he had received from a colleague dealing with /5.