The Gnostic Paul: Gnostic Exegesis of the Pauline Letters

The Gnostic Paul: Gnostic Exegesis of the Pauline Letters

by Elaine Pagels
     
 

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Pagels argues against reading Paul either as hyper-Gnostic or hyper-orthodox, or blaming Paul for second century Gnostic efforts to read him out of context for their own support.

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Pagels argues against reading Paul either as hyper-Gnostic or hyper-orthodox, or blaming Paul for second century Gnostic efforts to read him out of context for their own support.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781563380396
Publisher:
Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date:
03/01/1992
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.41(d)

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Elaine H. Pagels is the Harrington Spear Paine Professor of Religion at Princeton University. She is the author of The Gnostic Gospels, which won the National Book Award and the National Book Critics Circle Award, The Johannie Gospel in Gnostic Exegesis, Adam, Eve, and the Serpent, and the best-selling Beyond Belief: The Secret Gospel of Thomas.

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