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The discovery of the Nag Hammadi texts : a firsthand account of the expedition that shook the foundations of Christianity

Author: Jean Doresse
Publisher: Rochester, Vt. : Inner Traditions, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Details the momentous discovery and significance of the ancient gnostic texts hidden for sixteen centuries in Chenoboskion, Egypt"--Provided by publisher.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jean Doresse
ISBN: 159477045X 9781594770456 0892811072 9780892811076
OCLC Number: 57344281
Description: 374 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: The Problem of Gnosticism: Its Earliest Known Elements --
Original Texts and Monuments --
The Story of a Discovery --
Thirteen Codices of Papyrus --
Forty-Four Secret (and Hitherto Unknown) Books --
The Sethians According to Their Writings --
The Survival of Gnosticism: From Manichaeism to the Islamic Sects --
The Teaching of Simon Magus in the Chenoboskion Manuscripts --
The Gospel According to Thomas.
Other Titles: Livres secrets des gnostiques d'Egypte.
Responsibility: Jean Doresse.
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