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Author Pagels, Elaine H., 1943-

Title The gnostic Gospels [Axis 360 electronic resource] / by Elaine Pagels.

Edition 1st ed.
Imprint New York : Random House, c1979.
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Description 1 online resource (xxxvi, 182 p.)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The controversy over Christ's resurrection : historical event or symbol? -- "One God, one bishop" : the politics of monotheism -- God the father/God the mother -- The passion of Christ and the persecution of Christians -- Whose church is the "true church"? -- Gnosis : self-knowledge as knowledge of God.
Summary "A startling account of the meaning of Jesus and the origin of Christianity based on gnostic gospels and other secret texts, written almost 2,000 years ago, recently discovered near Nag Hammadi in Upper Egypt"--Jacket subtitle.
Subject Gnosticism.
Apocryphal Gospels.
Nag Hammadi codices.
Manuscrits de Nag Hammadi.
Genre Electronic books.
Added Author Baker & Taylor Axis 360
Other Form: Original (DLC) 79004764 (OCoLC)4957501
ISBN 9781588364173 (electronic bk.)
1588364178 (electronic bk.)
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