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The gnostic Gospels

Author: Elaine H Pagels; Rogers D. Spotswood Collection.
Publisher: New York : Random House, ©1979.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"A startling account of the meaning of Jesus and the origin of Christianity based on gnostic gospels and other secret texts, written almost 2,000 years ago, recently discovered near Nag Hammadi in Upper Egypt"--Jacket subtitle.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Pagels, Elaine H., 1943-
Gnostic Gospels.
New York : Random House, ©1979
(OCoLC)631131080
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Elaine H Pagels; Rogers D. Spotswood Collection.
ISBN: 0394502787 9780394502786
OCLC Number: 4957501
Description: xxxvi, 182 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: The controversy over Christ's resurrection : historical event or symbol? --
"One God, one bishop" : the politics of monotheism --
God the father/God the mother --
The passion of Christ and the persecution of Christians --
Whose church is the "true church"? --
Gnosis : self-knowledge as knowledge of God.
Responsibility: by Elaine Pagels.
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"A startling account of the meaning of Jesus and the origin of Christianity based on gnostic gospels and other secret texts, written almost 2,000 years ago, recently discovered near Nag Hammadi in Upper Egypt"--Jacket subtitle.

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