The Gnostic Gospels

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Vintage Books, 1981 - Gnosticism - 214 pages
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It's researched and well thought out. - Overstock.com
Fuel for arguments about relativism. - Goodreads
Still, a decent introduction to the gnostic beliefs. - Goodreads

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This is a well-written overview of early Christian Gnosticism as revealed by the Nag Hammadi texts. It is a short book, and serves as a great introduction to the Nag Hammadi texts as well as early ... Read full review

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The story of Christianity is largely a story about the struggle between heterodoxy and orthodoxy. Even from its roots, Christianity confronted an identity crisis between the Orthodox and the ... Read full review

Contents

God the FatherGod the Mother
57
The Passion of Christ
84
Whose Church Is the True Church?
123
Copyright

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About the author (1981)

Elaine Pagels earned a B.A. in history and an M.A. in classical studies at Stanford, and holds a Ph.D. from Harvard University

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