The Coptic Gnostic Library: A Complete Edition of the Nag Hammadi Codices

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The Gnostic Library continues where the Dead Sea Scrolls left off. It is based on the Nag Hammadi codices, which were unearthed in 1945—a discovery considered as significant as the Dead Sea Scrolls themselves. The Coptic Gnostic Library contains all the texts of the Nag Hammadi codices, both in the original Coptic and in translation. It sheds an invaluable light upon early Judaism and the roots of Christianity. Now available in paperback.

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Overview

The Gnostic Library continues where the Dead Sea Scrolls left off. It is based on the Nag Hammadi codices, which were unearthed in 1945—a discovery considered as significant as the Dead Sea Scrolls themselves. The Coptic Gnostic Library contains all the texts of the Nag Hammadi codices, both in the original Coptic and in translation. It sheds an invaluable light upon early Judaism and the roots of Christianity. Now available in paperback.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9789004117020
  • Publisher: Brill Academic Publishers, Inc.
  • Publication date: 3/8/2002
  • Series: Biblical Studies and Religious Studies
  • Edition description: Reprint
  • Pages: 5148
  • Product dimensions: 10.10 (w) x 12.15 (h) x 6.50 (d)

Table of Contents

Volume 1:
The Prayer of the Apostle Paul
The Apocryphon of James
The Gospel of Truth
The Treatise on the Resurrection
The Tripartite Tractate

Volume 2:
The Apocryphon of John
The Gospel of Thomas
The Gospel of Philip
The Hypostasis of the Archons
On the Origin of the World
The Expository Treatise on the Soul
The Book of Thomas the Contender
The Gospel of the Egyptians

Volume 3:
Eugnostos the Blessed and The Sophia of Jesus Christ
The Dialogue of the Savior
The Apocalypse of Paul
The (First) Apocalypse of James
The (Second) Apocalypse of James
The Apocalypse of Adam
The Acts of Peter and the Twelve Apostles
The Thunder: Perfect Mind
Authoritative Teaching
The Concept of Our Great Power
Plato, Republic 588a-589b
The Prayer of Thanksgiving
Scribal Note
The Discourse on the Eighth and Ninth
Asclepius 21-29
The Gospel of Mary
The Act of Peter

Volume 4:
The Paraphrase of Shem
The Second Treatise of the Great Seth
Apocalypse of Peter
The Teachings of Silvanus
The Three Steles of Seth
Zostrianos
The Letter of Peter to Philip
Greek and Coptic Papyri from the Cartonnage of the Covers

Volume 5:
Melchizedek
The Thought of Norea
The Testimony of Truth
Marsanes
The Interpretation of Knowledge
A Valentinian Exposition
Allogenes
Hypsiphrone
The Sentences of Sextus
The Gospel of Truth
Trimorphic Protennoia
On the Origin of the World

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