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Comment 21 by Jos Gibbons

You can't even insult companions of Muhammad? He may have had some bad ones, just as with Jesus. Christians concede the example of Judas (even if no-one else will).

Poor Judas, still getting the undeserved bad press after all this time.

The "secret account” gives us a very different Judas. In this version, he is a hero. Unlike the other disciples, he truly understands Christ’s message. In handing Jesus over to the authorities, he is doing his leader's bidding, knowing full well the fate he will bring on himself. Jesus warns him: "You will be cursed.”

Fri, 09 Dec 2011 21:05:39 UTC | #897272