The Nag Hammadi Library in English

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  • Author : James McConkey Robinson
  • Publisher : Brill Archive
  • Pages : 493 pages
  • ISBN : 9789004071858
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The Gnostic Bible

The Gnostic Bible
  • Author : Willis Barnstone,Marvin W. Meyer
  • Publisher : Shambhala Publications
  • Release : 01 July 2005
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THE GNOSTIC BIBLE is by far the most comprehensive compilation of gnostic texts ever published - and the first aimed at rendering the texts in poetic, readable prose. The gnostics were religious thinkers engaged in the quest for wisdom and knowledge, and they proclaimed a salvation to be found through mystical knoweldge and intuition. As the Gospel of Thomas puts it, "Know whatis in front of your face and what is hidden from you will be disclosed. There is nothing

The Gnostic Discoveries

The Gnostic Discoveries
  • Author : Marvin W. Meyer
  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • Release : 21 July 2009
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The Meaning of the Nag Hammadi, now in paperback opens the with the thrilling adventure story of the discovery of the ancient Papyrii at Nag Hammadi. Muhammad Ali, the fellahin, discovered the sealed jar, he feared that it might contain a jinni, or spirit, but also had heard of hidden treasures in such jars. Greed overcame his fears and when he smashed open the jar, gold seemed to float into the air. To his disappointment, it was papyrus fragmenst, not

The Gnostic Gospels

The Gnostic Gospels
  • Author : Elaine Pagels
  • Publisher : Random House
  • Release : 29 June 2004
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Selected by the Modern Library as one of the 100 best nonfiction books of all time The Gnostic Gospels is a landmark study of the long-buried roots of Christianity, a work of luminous scholarship and wide popular appeal. First published in 1979 to critical acclaim, winning the National Book Award and the National Book Critics Circle Award, The Gnostic Gospels has continued to grow in reputation and influence over the past two decades. It is now widely recognized as one of the

The Gospels of Mary

The Gospels of Mary
  • Author : Marvin W. Meyer,Esther A. De Boer
  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • Release : 15 September 2009
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Mary Magdalene, Jesus's Closest Disciple Marvin Meyer, one of the foremost scholars of the Gnostic Gospels: translates and introduces the Gnostic and New Testament texts that together reveal the story and importance of Mary Magdalene includes new translations of the Gospels of Mary, Thomas, Philip, and related texts about Mary Magdalene discloses, with Esther A. De Boer, the long-suppressed story of Mary's vital role in the life of Jesus and in the formative period after his crucifixion presents as authentically

Jung and the Lost Gospels

Jung and the Lost Gospels
  • Author : Stephan A. Hoeller
  • Publisher : Quest Books
  • Release : 01 October 1989
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The "Lost Gospels" refer to the Dead Sea Scrolls and the Nag Hammadi Library, both discovered in the 1940s. The Nag Hammadi Library consists of writings found by two peasants who unearthed clay jars in 1945 in upper Egypt. These did not appear in English for 32 years, because the right to publish was contended by scholars, politicians, and antique dealers. The Dead Sea Scrolls, discovered in clay jars in Palestine by a goatherder in 1947, weathered similar storms. The first team of

The Nag Hammadi Scriptures

The Nag Hammadi Scriptures
  • Author : Marvin W. Meyer,James M. Robinson
  • Publisher : HarperOne
  • Release : 26 May 2009
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The Definitive Collection of Gnostic Writings The year is 1945. At the foot of a cliff along the Nile River, near the city of Nag Hammadi, an Egyptian peasant unearths a large storage jar containing ancient manuscripts. The discovery turns out to be one of the greatest archaeological discoveries of the past century. A treasure of fourth-century texts, the manuscripts are the scriptures of the ancient mystical tradition commonly called Gnosticism, from the Greek gnosis, that is, secret knowledge. It is

Nag Hammadi, Gnosticism, and Early Christianity

Nag Hammadi, Gnosticism, and Early Christianity
  • Author : Charles W. Hedrick,Robert Hodgson
  • Publisher : Wipf and Stock Publishers
  • Release : 17 October 2005
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[This] book acquaints the beginner with the topic of gnosticism and early Christianity and presents to the specialist some of the new frontiers their colleagues are exploring. For the beginner there is a concise introduction to gnosticism. It covers the issues of origin, literature, leading ideas, and possible links with early Christianity. Each contributor has prepared a preface to his or her paper that points to its salient features and explains how the essay fits into the overall subject of

The Gnostic Gospels

The Gnostic Gospels
  • Author : Alan Jacobs,Vrej N. Nersessian
  • Publisher : Watkins Media Limited
  • Release : 15 November 2016
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This eye-opening collection of texts sheds light on the esoteric knowledge of Gnosticism, revealing intimate conversations between Jesus and his Disciples In 1945, several gospels, hidden since the first century, were found in the Egyptian Desert at Nag Hammadi. This discovery caused a sensation as the scrolls revealed the mysteries of the Gnostics—a movement which emerged during the formative period of Christianity. ‘Gnosis’, from the Greek, broadly meaning ‘hidden spiritual knowledge’, was associated with renouncing the material world, and focusing

Nag Hammadi Texts and the Bible

Nag Hammadi Texts and the Bible
  • Author : Craig Alan Evans,Robert Leslie Webb,Richard A. Wiebe
  • Publisher : BRILL
  • Release : 24 May 1993
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This important tool will greatly facilitate research into the relationship of biblical texts and the materials that make up Gnosticism. To date no exhaustive Scripture index to Nag Hammadi has been prepared. One of the significant features of this volume is that it fills this lacuna.