Solving the mystery of the gospel of peter’s talking cross august 3, 2011 by tony mark goodacre presented a paper at last year's sbl with the provocative argument that the cross that spoke in the gospel of peter is an element that derives from a scribal misunderstanding of the nomen sacrum στα (thus reading cross instead of crucified. One of the difficulties with the gospel of peter is that the only major textual witness (p.cair.
In this text, discovered near the end of the nineteenth century.
Gospel of peter talking cross. 10 and they brought two malefactors, and they crucified the lord between them. The manuscript in which it is a little book containing a portion of the book of enoch in greek, this fragment on the passion and another, a description of heaven and hell, which is either (as i now think) a second fragment of the gospel, we have seen that the gospel of peter is quoted by writers of the latter end of the second century. As the leading pastor in antioch, serapion was responsible not only for his own church but also for several smaller congregations in the area.
The gospel of peter and the talking cross peter is arguably one of christianity's most important disciples. The gospel of the talking cross :: Bart ehrman in the huffington post on the most famous passage in the gospel of peter:
(45) when those who were with the centurion saw this, they ran quickly in the night to tell pilate, leaving the tomb that they were assigned to guard. Feel free to leave your feedback below or on twitter or on our facebook page. This location is within ten miles of.
 but in the night in which the lord’s day dawned, when the soldiers were safeguarding it two by two in every watch, there was a loud voice in heaven; (3 days ago) the gospel of peter (greek: The council of carthage, meeting in 397 c.e.
On the basis of the cursive script this copy dates to the 8th or 9th century ce. In 1886, the gospel of peter (henceforth gpet) was discovered by a french archaeologist named urbain bouriant.  and then herod the king orders the lord to be taken away, having said to them, 'what i ordered you to do, do.'
The giant jesus and the talking cross: The walking, talking cross in the gospel of peter (mp3) (alternative location) the episode is a sequel to nt pod 55: A voice from heaven then asked the cross if it had preached to them that sleep. the cross replied in the affirmative.
This discovery took place in the modern egyptian city of akhmim. For more information about peter, which includes such interesting features as a walking and talking cross (see verse 10), see wikipedia's entry. To determine what early christian writings would make up the canon of the new testament, voted to exclude the gospel of peter.
Translated by raymond brown  but of the jews none washed his hands, neither herod nor one of his judges. See the compelling explanation of the cross in galbraith, d., ‘ whence the giant jesus and his talking cross? A study of the gospel according to peter written by:
Recently the walking, talking cross in the gospel of peter has been interpreted as a popular belief or a common apocalyptic motif, irrelevant for understanding the gospel’s christology. It is about thirteen minutes long. But he held his peace, as though having no pain.
Nt pod 56 discusses the walking, talking cross in the gospel of peter. In 199 a.d., a pastor named serapion became the lead pastor of the leading church in syria, the church in antioch. A precious fragmented copy of a portion of the lost gospel of peter was discovered in 1886 by the french archaeologist urbain bouriant, buried in the tomb of a monk at akhmim in upper egypt.
The gospel of peter, however, reframes the story of the crucifixion to help make christianity more compatible with roman politics. (the idea of a talking and floating cross has also raised questions about the possible influence of gnosticism throughout this gospel. But the gospel of peter does.
11 and when they had raised the cross, they wrote upon it, this is the king of israel. The idea of a walking, talking cross is almost unbelievably absurd, all the more so given the lack of precedent for it in the text, in which the cross was earlier completely inanimate, and did not enter the tomb with jesus at burial. We don’t know how much of the jesus story the text as a whole might have covered since this partial copy begins with a.
 and they saw that the heavens were opened and that two males who had much radiance had come down from there and come near. Remarkably, the gospels of the new testament do not tell the story of jesus emerging from the tomb on easter morning. I argue that the animated cross should be understood as a
And since they did not desire to wash, pilate stood up. The gospel of peter (greek: The walking, talking cross in the gospel of peter (mp3) nt pod 56:
12 and having set his garments before him, they parted them among them, and cast lots for them.