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Gnostic Gospels

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ISBN-10: 0679724532

ISBN-13: 9780679724537

Edition: 1979

Authors: Elaine Pagels

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A provocative study of the gnostic gospels and the world of early Christianity as revealed through the Nag Hammadi texts.
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Book details

List price: $18.00
Copyright year: 1979
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date: 9/19/1989
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 224
Size: 5.14" wide x 8.01" long x 0.58" tall
Weight: 0.550
Language: English

Elaine Pagels is the Harrington Spear Paine Professor of Religion at Princeton University. She is the recipient of a MacArthur Fellowship best known for her studies and writing on the Gnostic Gospels. Pagels graduated from Stanford University receiving a B.A. in 1964 and an M.A. in 1965. She received a Ph.D in religion from Harvard University in 1970. She is the author of The Gnostic Gospels (1979), which won the National Book Award (Religion 1980) and the National Book Critics Circle Award (Criticism 1979). Pagels is also the author of Adam, Eve and the Serpent (1988), The Origin of Satan (1995), Beyond Belief: The Secret Gospel of Thomas (2003), Reading Judas: The Gospel of Judas and the…    

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