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by | Read by Justine Eyre, Robertson Dean

Philosophy & Religion • 4 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2007

The historical figure of Judas Iscariot is one of deep paradox--he was one of Jesus's handpicked followers, yet he is also the archetype of betrayal. Elaine Pagels and Karen King are both highly regarded yet unorthodox academics, from Princeton and Harvard, respectively. The professors attempt to recast the fallen disciple using the initial translation of the Judas document recently unveiled by the National Geographic Society. Justine Eyre reads the commentary, and Robertson Dean delivers the Judas material. Both try to create an air of reverence, but it ultimately falls flat under the weight of the dense Gnostic theology. Although audibly agreeable, the content overwhelms all but the most enthusiastic listeners. S.M.M. © AudioFile 2008, Portland, Maine [Published: JUNE 2008]



Trade Ed. • Penguin Audio • 2007

CD ISBN 978-0-14-314186-0 $29.95 • Three CDs

DD ISBN $20.97


Library Ed. • Books on Tape • 2007

CS ISBN 978-1-4159-3926-0 $40.00 • Four cassettes

CD ISBN 978-1-4159-3629-0 $60.00 • Five CDs

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