The Gnostic Gospels
Three of Pagels' works are included : the 1979 National Book Award-winning "The Gnostic Gospels," a study of ancient texts and spiritual wisdoms of early Christian sects; the 1988 "Adam, Eve, and the Serpent," which recreates the controversies and contexts of early Church doctrine related to the story of Genesis and its paradoxes; and the 1995 "Origin of Satan," where she traces the evolution of Satan's image between the Old and New Testaments.
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This classic book provides an overview of the gnostic gospels and the historical evolution of the early church. It reveals how the early "organized" church dealt with the differing views of Christ and ... Read full review
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The author uses the 1945 Nag Hammadi library find to examine the historical significance of the orthodox Catholic church's success as compared to the gnostics whose view of God failed to survive. Read full review
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