Gospel of the Twelve Apostles
APOSTLES, GOSPEL OF THE TWELVE (see Apocryphal New Testament). First mentioned by Origen (In Luc. hom. 1), immediately after the and before those of Basilides, Thomas and Matthias. Commenting on
The name is given also in various sources to a number of other works: (a) the Kukean Gospel of the Twelve, which may possibly be the Ebionite Gospel; (b) a Manichean document, otherwise unknown; (c) a late Syr. document published by J. Rendel Harris. The alleged Gospel of the Twelve published by Revillout is simply a collection of Coptic fragments. For details and lit., see NTAp. I. 263ff.