We have shown that the history and authenticity that Muslims attribute to the Gospel of Barnabas hold no credibility. Evidence from history, and from the document itself, show that it could have been written no earlier than the fourteenth century. The writer of the gospel could not have been the Barnabas of the New Testament. It is full of errors and contradictions and much of it is in conflict with Islam and the beliefs of the Ahmadiyya movement.
This gospel of Barnabas is a prime example of what happens when a spurious work is subjected to critical review. When all the errors and inconsistencies are considered, this gospel is exposed as a product of a ‘Pseudo-Barnabas’ who was never a first-century disciple of Jesus nor been in the land where Jesus walked and taught.