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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.
Marvin Meyer is one of the foremost scholars on early Christianity and texts about Jesus outside the New Testament. He is Griset Professor of Bible and Christian Studies at Chapman University in Orange, California. Among his recent books are The Gospel of Judas, The Gnostic Gospels of Jesus, The Gospels of Mary, The Gospel of Thomas, and The Nag Hammadi Scriptures.
James M. Robinson, consultant for this collection, is widely known for his groundbreaking contribution as the permanent secretary of UNESCO's International Committee for the Nag Hammadi codices, and his many published works on Gnostic texts and the Sayings Gospel Q.
I think it's a good purchase to realize there's more to the story than we've realized.Published 14 days ago by étoile, une petite
There hides a more or less distorted universal wisdom behind various parts of the Nag Hammadi Scriptures (like the Gospel of Thomas) that was once known to the West, where it got... Read morePublished 26 days ago by Peter Hubral
bought this for my husband and he said it was very broken and the translations could have been better.Published 29 days ago by Tawny Nicholas
Describes the Nag Hammadi scriptures well. I was doing research for a novel I am writing.Published 1 month ago by Sylvia Patzold
This has wonderful introductions to each gospel which help you understand it more.Published 1 month ago by Ann Rompre