GJud and GJohn Comparisons
After reading the translation of GJud, the first thing I thought was that this is Gnostic But then I thought of motifs as expressed in Bodmer.
Do you realize that the reading portion of where Jesus speaks to Judas, what you do, do quickly in both Johns gospel13:27 and Bodmers II P 66 f.51v line 4,5, when taken in context, does closely parallel the motif of a special knowledge collaborate between two on betrayal as set forth in the Gospel of Judas? POIEIS POIHSON TAXION vocals a partnership that Judas is expected to act in such a way at anothers request while other disciples are in a fog as to whats going on.
I thought about the other possible parallels on like receiving money" to that of "the money bag, or they were afraid of the people, since he was regarded by all as a prophet, Does anybody else see the possibilities as to how significant they are even though not exact readings? I noticed that Lawrence Schiffman has just raised a comparison like mine to what you do quickly, My final take on it sums different from his however.
Should we explore the possibility as to whether or not that the GJoh may have portions of Gnostic influence?