The Gnostic Gospels
By Elaine Pagels
(Vintage, Paperback, 9780679724537, 224pp.)
Publication Date: September 19, 1989
Other Editions of This Title: Hardcover
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A provocative study of the gnostic gospels and the world of early Christianity as revealed through the Nag Hammadi texts.
"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