Barnabas, gospel of


Barnabas, gospel of
A medieval forgery by a convert to Islam purporting to give the secret teaching of Jesus. It consists of 222 chapters and claims that Jesus (who was not crucified—Judas took his place) prophesied the coming of Muhammad.

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  • Barnabas, Feast of Saint —    A Holy Day of the Church observed on June 11th. St. Barnabas was born at Cyprus, but was a Jew of the tribe of Levi. His original name was Joses, but after our Lord s Ascension he was called Barnabas, meaning the Son of Consolation. (Acts 4:36 …   American Church Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Barnabas — Barnabé Barnabé Barnabé ou Barnabas († v. 60) est un personnage du Nouveau Testament. Il est considéré comme un saint par les catholiques romains (fêté le 11 juin) et les orthodoxes. Sommaire 1 Biograph …   Wikipédia en Français

  • BARNABAS, ST. —    a member of the first Christian brotherhood, a companion of St. Paul s, and characterised in the Acts as a good man ; stoned to death at Cyprus, where he was born; an epistle extant bears his name, but is not believed to be his work; the… …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Acts of Barnabas — The text of the pseudepigraphical Acts of Barnabas claims to identify its author as John Mark, the companion of Paul, as if writing an account of Barnabas, the Cypriot Jew who was a member of the earliest church at Jerusalem; through the services …   Wikipedia


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