Infancy Gospel of James
Additional Information


Additional Online Resources

Manuscript Information

  • Over 140 manuscripts containing the Greek text of the Infancy Gospel of James have been recovered. Scholars have divided the manuscripts into five families and are working to produce a new comprehensive critical edition.
  • Most important manuscript: Papyrus Bodmer V
    (Greek, Late Third Century)


English Translations

  • Cameron, Ron, ed. The Other Gospels: Non-Canonical Texts. Philadelphia: Westminster, 1982.
  • Elliott, J.K., ed. The Apocryphal New Testament. Oxford: Clarendon, 1993.
  • Miller, Robert J., ed. The Complete Gospels: Annotated Scholars Version. Rev and enl. ed. Sonoma: Polebridge, 1994.
  • Schneemelcher, Wilhem, ed. Gospels and Related Writings. Translated by R. McL. Wilson. Vol. 1 of New Testament Apocrypha. Rev. ed. Louisville: Westminster/John Knox, 1991.


Ancient Language Editions: Scholars Version

  • Hock, Ronald F. The Infancy Gospels of James and Thomas. Santa Rosa: Polebridge Press, 1995.
    • Greek Text