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The Gospel of Judas: Revealed

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In a reenactment, Jesus is seen with his disciples at the Garden of Gethsemane. The name Judas came up again and again in the dialogue between Jesus and his disciples in the Nag Hammadi codices in Coptic script.

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Judas Iscariot's name has been synonymous with treachery and he's one of the most hated men in history. The Gospel of Judas: Revealed revisits an ancient gospel, found in Egypt, which had been hidden for nearly 2,000 years. It tells a different story of Christ's betrayal with the villain as the hero. A team of biblical detectives, in a race against time, set out to determine whether or not 'the Gospel of Judas' is a fake before it crumbles into dust.

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