The Gnostic Gospels

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Vintage Books, 1981 - Gnostic literature - 214 pages
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User Review  - the.ken.petersen - LibraryThing

This must have been a very difficult book to write: I know that it was a hard one to read. The twenty-first century is hard enough on any established religion, without doubt being cast from within: on ... Read full review

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User Review  - HadriantheBlind - LibraryThing

Reread. This is one of the most fascinating books on the history of early Christianity. Although it does contain just quotes and selections from the texts themselves, Pagels does a remarkable job ... 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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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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