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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.
Well written, fantastic reading and very illuminating. If you are interested in reading all the other books that never made it into the bible because one or two people didn't like... Read morePublished 18 days ago by Kelley H
Judging by the reviews, two types of people are attracted to this book. The first group are typical Christians who, predictably, will either be nonplussed or horrified by these... Read morePublished 22 days ago by Smilin' Jack
This is a Must have! It has all the text in one huge book, much easier then having to buy them all individually.Published 24 days ago by Quiana Bowser
I'm still reading this one. I like it because it's a bit like Paul Harvey's comment: "And now, the rest of the story"Published 1 month ago by Sapphire
to those who are willing to challenge there own beliefs and see the truth that is hidden from most. Proceed with cautionPublished 1 month ago by David Scott
This book is interesting but not everything in it is true. If you want to read a more accurate book, I would recommend " God's Revelations About You Today", also sold my... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Matthew
this information does begin to answer a lot of questions. I recommend a must book to read. Be aware this information may shock you and challenge your views of what you may have... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Antonio Romeo