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The Gospel of Mary$
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Christopher Tuckett

Print publication date: 2007

Print ISBN-13: 9780199212132

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2008

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199212132.001.0001

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The Gospel of Mary
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DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199212132.003.0004

This chapter examines the genre of the text of the Gospel of Mary. It shows that any attempt to specify the genre of a text too precisely may foreclose (or predetermine) interpretative possibilities in relation to a text prematurely. Hence, it may be preferable not to seek to specify the genre of a text like the Gospel of Mary too narrowly. The Gospel of Mary may have its closest parallels with other texts, sometimes called ‘revelation discourses’, or ‘dialogues’, or ‘dialogue gospels’; but in its present form, it also has some highly individual features.

Keywords:   Gospel of Mary, text, Gnostic dialogue, revelation discourses

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