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The Gnostic Gospels Spiral-Bound | September 19, 1989

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.
Publisher: Penguin Random House
Original Binding: Trade Paperback
Pages: 224 pages
ISBN-10: 0679724532
Item Weight: 0.5 lbs
Dimensions: 5.1 x 0.6 x 8.0 inches
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"The first major and eminently readable book on gnosticism benefiting from the discovery in 1945 of a collection of Gnostic Christian texts at Nag Hammadi in Egypt." --The New York Times Book Review
Elaine Pagels is the Harrington Spear Paine Foundation Professor of Religion at Princeton University. She is the author of several books, including Reading Judas: The Gospel of Judas and the Shaping of Christianity, the New York Times bestseller Beyond Belief: The Secret Gospel of Thomas, and The Gnostic Gospels, winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award and the National Book Award. Professor Pagels lives in Princeton, New Jersey.