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The gnostic Gospels of Jesus : the definitive collection of mystical gospels and secret books about Jesus of Nazareth

Author: Marvin W Meyer
Publisher: San Francisco : HarperSanFrancisco, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"The Gnostic Gospels of Jesus offers fresh English translations of some of the earliest and most reliable texts that shed light on the Christian messiah, Jesus of Nazareth. The astounding discovery sixty years ago by an Egyptian camel driver of a jar filled with ancient papyrus manuscripts, known collectively as the Nag Hammadi library, was one of the archaeological finds of the century. These fragments at Nag  Read more...
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Named Person: Jesus Christ; Jesus Christ.
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Marvin W Meyer
ISBN: 006076208X 9780060762087
OCLC Number: 56592274
Description: xxix, 338 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Introduction --
The gospel of Thomas with the Greek gospel of Thomas fragments --
The gospel of Mary --
The gospel of Philip --
The gospel of truth / by Valentinus --
The holy book of the great invisible spirit, or The Egyptian gospel --
The secret book of John --
The secret book of James --
The book of Thomas --
The dialogue of the Savior ---
The second discourse of the great Seth --
The book of Baruch / by Justin --
The round dance of the cross.
Other Titles: Nag Hammadi codices.
Responsibility: [edited and translated by] Marvin Meyer.
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In this highly researched work, the premier scholar of Gnostic literature presents every Gnostic Gospel and Jesus text with brilliant introductions that explain everything the reader needs to know.  Read more...

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