The Nag Hammadi Scriptures: The Revised and Updated Translation of Sacred Gnostic Texts Complete in One Volume by Marvin W. Meyer, James M. Robinson | | 9780061626005 | Paperback | Barnes & Noble
The Nag Hammadi Scriptures: The Revised and Updated Translation of Sacred Gnostic Texts Complete in One Volume
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The Nag Hammadi Scriptures: The Revised and Updated Translation of Sacred Gnostic Texts Complete in One Volume

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by Marvin W. Meyer, James M. Robinson
     
 

ISBN-10: 0061626007

ISBN-13: 9780061626005

Pub. Date: 05/26/2009

Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers

This is the most complete, up-to-date, one-volume, English-language edition of the renowned library of fourth-century 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

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This is the most complete, up-to-date, one-volume, English-language edition of the renowned library of fourth-century 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 and contemporary significance of these texts which have shed new light on early Christianity and ancient thought.

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ISBN-13:
9780061626005
Publisher:
HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date:
05/26/2009
Edition description:
Internatio
Pages:
864
Sales rank:
72,393
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.70(d)

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