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THE ORIGIN OF SATAN

Editorial Review - Kirkus - Jane Doe

An NBCC and National Book Awardwinning scholar of Gnosticism and early Christianity argues that the concept of Satan was central to the way apocalyptic Jews and the Christian Church saw—and treated—their enemies. When St. Paul declared that Christians were struggling with the powers of darkness and not with common flesh and blood, he was expressing an essentially cosmic attitude. Pagels ... Read full review

Review: The Origin of Satan: How Christians Demonized Jews, Pagans and Heretics

User Review  - Joe "CuJoe" Kiser - Goodreads

Good and Evil comes down to 'We' versus 'They'. 'Me' versus 'You'. Too often, goodness exists in the 'Me' or 'We' while evil exists in the 'You' or 'They'. This technique has been, most certainly ... Read full review

Review: The Origin of Satan: How Christians Demonized Jews, Pagans and Heretics

User Review  - Jodi - Goodreads

Well a none believer of any thing I thought it might be interesting to read. Not really Read full review

Review: The Origin of Satan: How Christians Demonized Jews, Pagans and Heretics

User Review  - Jodi - Goodreads

Well a none believer of any thing I thought it might be interesting to read. Not really Read full review

Review: The Origin of Satan: How Christians Demonized Jews, Pagans and Heretics

User Review  - Goodreads

Well a none believer of any thing I thought it might be interesting to read. Not really Read full review

Review: The Origin of Satan: How Christians Demonized Jews, Pagans and Heretics

User Review  - Susan - Goodreads

I very much like Pagels' books. She is an historian at Princeton and she has wonderful insights into the political and cultural turmoil that was occurring in Europe and the Middle East in the early centuries of the Central Era. Read full review

Review: The Origin of Satan: How Christians Demonized Jews, Pagans and Heretics

User Review  - Goodreads

I very much like Pagels' books. She is an historian at Princeton and she has wonderful insights into the political and cultural turmoil that was occurring in Europe and the Middle East in the early centuries of the Central Era. Read full review

Review: The Origin of Satan: How Christians Demonized Jews, Pagans and Heretics

User Review  - Susan - Goodreads

I very much like Pagels' books. She is an historian at Princeton and she has wonderful insights into the political and cultural turmoil that was occurring in Europe and the Middle East in the early centuries of the Central Era. Read full review

Review: The Origin of Satan: How Christians Demonized Jews, Pagans and Heretics

User Review  - Mary - Goodreads

This is the second book I picked up unknowingly by Pagels. When I read this book I wanted to buy a copy for every person I knew. Profound insights into the persona of the evil we call Satan, and how our idea of that being has been created through out the history of literature. Read full review

Review: The Origin of Satan: How Christians Demonized Jews, Pagans and Heretics

User Review  - Mary - Goodreads

This is the second book I picked up unknowingly by Pagels. When I read this book I wanted to buy a copy for every person I knew. Profound insights into the persona of the evil we call Satan, and how our idea of that being has been created through out the history of literature. Read full review


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