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The Coptic Gnostic Library

The Coptic Gnostic Library
  • Author : James MacConkey Robinson
  • Publsiher : Anonim
  • Release : 26 February 2021
  • ISBN : 9789004228900
  • Pages : 123 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 ratings
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The Nag Hammadi Scriptures

The Nag Hammadi Scriptures
  • Author : Marvin W. Meyer,James M. Robinson
  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • Release : 14 September 2010
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The Nag Hammadi Scriptures, edited by Marvin Meyer, is the most complete, up-to-date, one-volume, English-language edition of the renowned library of Gnostic manuscripts discovered in Egypt in 1945, which rivaled the Dead Sea Scrolls find in significance. It includes the Gospel of Thomas, the Gospel of Mary, and the recently discovered Gospel of Judas, as well as other Gnostic gospels and sacred texts. This volume also includes introductory essays, notes, tables, glossary, index, etc. to help the reader understand the context


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 Gnostic Scriptures

The Gnostic Scriptures
  • Author : Bentley Layton
  • Publisher : Anonim
  • Release : 26 February 1987
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Bentley Layton's The Gnostic Scriptures is the one indispensable book for the understanding of Gnosis and Gnosticism. No other translations are within light-years of Layton's in eloquence, pathos, and accuracy while no other commentaries match his as an introduction to this perpetually relevant religious stance. Layton is particularly brilliant in his appreciation of Valentinus, the central Gnostic visionary, whose Gospel of Truth is marvelously served in this translation' (Harold Bloom). This volume, which presents nearly all the relevant texts in


The Nag Hammadi Story (2 vols.)

The Nag Hammadi Story (2 vols.)
  • Author : James M. Robinson
  • Publisher : BRILL
  • Release : 06 June 2014
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The Nag Hammadi Story is a socio-historical narration of just what went on during the thirty-two years from their discovery late in 1945, via their initial trafficking, and then attempts to monopolize, until finally their publication in 1977.



The Monastic Origins of the Nag Hammadi Codices

The Monastic Origins of the Nag Hammadi Codices
  • Author : Hugo Lundhaug,Lance Jenott
  • Publisher : Mohr Siebeck
  • Release : 19 October 2015
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"Hugo Lundhaug and Lance Jenott offer a sustained argument for the monastic provenance of the Nag Hammadi Codices. They examine the arguments for and against a monastic Sitz im Leben and defend the view that the Codices were produced and read by Christian monks, most likely Pachomians, in the fourth- and fifth-century monasteries of Upper Egypt. Eschewing the modern classification of the Nag Hammadi texts as “Gnostic,” the authors approach the codices and their ancient owners from the perspective of




The Coptic Apocalypse of Peter

The Coptic Apocalypse of Peter
  • Author : Henriette W. Havelaar
  • Publisher : Walter de Gruyter
  • Release : 01 January 1999
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As an accompaniment to the corpus of the Griechischen Christlichen Schriftsteller (GCS), Adolf von Harnack created the monograph series Texte und Untersuchungen zur Geschichte der altchristlichen Literatur (TU) in 1882, which from that time on served as an “archive for the ... editions of older Christian writers”. Still today, the series includes especially the old translations of the works published in the corpus – some in their original language, some in German or in another modern language. Moreover, the series is also open



Poetics of the Gnostic Universe

Poetics of the Gnostic Universe
  • Author : Zlatko Pleše
  • Publisher : BRILL
  • Release : 26 February 2021
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The monograph examines the cosmological section of the "Apocryphon of John," a fully narrated version of the classic Gnostic myth. The author argues that the "Apocryphon" s world hypothesis is inseparable from the epistemological, theological, and aesthetic debates within contemporary Platonism.