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* Jewish Encyclopedia: Barnabas
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Jewish and Barnabas
His Hellenic Jewish parents called him Joseph ( although the Byzantine text-type calls him, Iōsēs, ' Joses ', a Greek variant of ' Joseph '), but when he sold all his goods and gave the money to the apostles in Jerusalem, they gave him a new name: Barnabas.
Here, one version of the Gospel of Barnabas also quotes Jesus as saying that the sacrificed son of Abraham was Ishmael not Isaac, conforming to Islamic belief but disagreeing with Jewish and Christian belief.
From the previous passages, it is argued that in the beginning, Paul and Barnabas were getting along with each other ; but that at the end, they started to depart in their beliefs to give to the importance of the Jewish law.
See also Acts 2: 10 where Jews from Cyrene heard the disciples speaking in their own language in Jerusalem on the day of Pentecost ; 6: 9 where some Cyrenian Jews disputed with a disciple named Stephen ; 11: 20 tells of Jewish Christians originally from Cyrene who ( along with believers from Cyprus ) first preached the Gospel to non-Jews ; 13: 1 names Lucius of Cyrene as one of several to whom the Holy Spirit spoke, instructing them to appoint Barnabas and Saul ( later Paul ) for missionary service.
* Nazarenus: or Jewish, Gentile and Mahometan Christianity, containing the history of the ancient gospel of Barnabas ... Also the Original Plan of Christianity explained in the history of the Nazarens .... with ... a summary of ancient Irish Christianity ... ( 1718 )
) Whereas Paul acknowledged that the Law of Moses and its observance were good when used correctly (" the law is good, if one uses it lawfully ", ), the Epistle of Barnabas condemns most Jewish practices, claiming that Jews had grossly misunderstood and misapplied the Law of Moses.
Encyclopedia and Barnabas
* Catholic Encyclopedia 1907: Epistle of Barnabas from a Roman Catholic point-of-view: " the chief importance of the epistle is in its relation to the history of the Canon of the Scriptures.