As one learns to work with this method, one begins to see for oneself whether it is useful and productive.
In this book Elaine Pagels takes a systematic look at how certain Pauline letters were interpreted and cited by gnostic exegetes.
This book while scholarly and skillfully researched is easy reading even for a Gnostic enthusiast like me to comprehend.
wonderful expose. would recommend elaine pagels works to anyone.Published 1 month ago by A. HAGGERTY
Doctor Pagels has given us an exciting opportunity to look into the dynamic culture of the early Christian church. Read morePublished 18 months ago by Rev. David Price
This is an amazing book. I was perplexed by the cost of such a small book originally published in 1975 but my curiosity/interest couldn't stop me from purchasing this book. Read morePublished on November 26, 2010 by Patrick Curren
Elaine Pagels, Professor of Religion at Princeton University, has been a student of Gnostic heresy for some forty years. Read morePublished on October 24, 2010 by Robert Tulip
Like more than a few folks, I found the writings of the Apostle Paul somewhat hard to follow. Even the Book of Acts says Paul once lectured so long into the night that a young man... Read morePublished on April 20, 2008 by J. Jones
Until the discovery of the Nag Hammadi texts, scholars knew little about Valentinian Christian theology: fragments by Valentinians and anti-Valentinian writings. Read morePublished on December 27, 2006 by calmly
Paul is the author of various epistles to the Corinthians, Galatians, Hebrews, Ephesians, Romans. Most who studied Paul taught that Paul had much to say about law versus faith. Read morePublished on September 22, 2006 by Oxford42
Much like Pagel's work on Valentinian interpretations of John, this text explores Gnostic hermeneutics in action. Read morePublished on September 4, 2006 by Gnostic Path