The Thomas Alternative

A Different Christianity with The Gospel of Thomas

September 28–29, 2018
Tupelo, Mississippi

Jesus Seminar on the Road is coming to Tupelo, Mississippi! Check back soon for program details.

Register early for best rates.

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Rubén René Dupertuis (Ph.D., Claremont Graduate University) is Associate Professor of Religion at Trinity University in San Antonio, Texas. He is a contributor to Acts and Christian Beginnings: The Acts Seminar Report (2013) and is the co-editor of Engaging Early Christian History (2013).

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Stephen J. Patterson (Ph.D., Claremont Graduate School) is Geo. H. Atkinson Professor of Religious and Ethical Studies at Willamette University. He is the author of many books, most recently The Lost Way: How Two Forgotten Gospels Are Rewriting the Story of Christian Origins(2014).

Program Details



Southern Progressive Alliance for Exploring Religion

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All Sessions

  • Individual Rate $75
  • Pre-registration Rate (by Sept 14) $60
  • Additional Family Members $50

Single Sessions

  • Friday Evening Lecture $20
  • Saturday Morning Workshop $30
  • Saturday Afternoon Workshop $30

Refunds are available until two weeks before the event if requested in writing, minus a $10 administrative fee. No refunds will be given after that date.