C4: Which Came First – the Gospel of John or the “Egerton Gospel”?

Text: See UBS5/NA28 and Ehrman, Bart D. and Zlatko Pleše, eds. 2011. The Apocryphal Gospels: Texts and Translations. New York: Oxford University Press.

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