Harold W. Attridge is Dean of Yale Divinity School and Lillian Claus Professor of New Testament. His books include Hebrews: A Commentary on the Epistle to the Hebrews and Nag Hammadi Codex I: The Jung Codex. (May 2008)

The Case for Judas, Continued

Of the many works promising new insight into Christian origins, much was made two years ago of the Gospel of Judas, an early Christian text highlighting the figure of Judas, the betrayer of Jesus. The National Geographic Society’s publication of the gospel—the first since it was discovered in Egypt in …