- Author : James MacConkey Robinson
- Publsiher : Anonim
- Release : 26 February 2021
- ISBN : 9789004228900
- Pages : 123 pages
- Rating : 4/5 from 21 ratings
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
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
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 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.
In The Books of Jeu and the Pistis Sophia as Handbooks to Eternity Erin Evans offers an in-depth examination of the Coptic Books of Jeu and Pistis Sophia, demonstrating their system of cosmology and ritual practice, and their relationship to other contemporary Gnostic myths and ideas.
"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
This volume contains 22 papers from the Society of Biblical Literature's 1995 commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the discovery of the Nag Hammadi Library, with special focus on the Apocryphon of John, the Gospel of Thomas, and the Gospel of Philip.
This book offers a comprehensive introduction to the Paraphrase of Shem, Codex VII, 1 in the Coptic Nag Hammdi Library. The translation, which sets out the text in paragraphs with headings and subheadings, is followed by a commentary.
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
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.