The Gnostic Gospels

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The Gnostic Gospels

By Elaine Pagels

Vintage Books USA, Paperback, 9780679724537, 224pp.

Publication Date: September 19, 1989


A provocative study of the gnostic gospels and the world of early Christianity as revealed through the Nag Hammadi texts.

Praise For The Gnostic Gospels

"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