Renowned biblical scholar Elaine Pagels has spent much of her distinguished career digging into the account of Jesus and his teaching left by the apostle Thomas, and comparing it with the Bible's New Testament Gospels. The accounts, she says, are different.
Click the "Listen" link to hear scholar Elaine Pagels discuss the Gospel of Thomas, and how it speaks to nearly 2,000 years of orthodox Christian thought and tradition.
Elaine Pagels, professor of religion at Princeton University and author of "Beyond Belief: The Secret Gospel of Thomas"
This program aired on October 20, 2003.