The Nag Hammadi Scriptures

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  • Author : Marvin W. Meyer
  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • Pages : 864 pages
  • ISBN : 9780062046369
  • Rating : 4/5 from 4 reviews
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The Nag Hammadi Scriptures

The Nag Hammadi Scriptures
  • Author : Marvin W. Meyer,James M. Robinson
  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • Release : 14 September 2010
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The Nag Hammadi Scriptures, edited by Marvin Meyer, is the most complete, up-to-date, one-volume, English-language edition of the renowned library of 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

The Gnostic Discoveries

The Gnostic Discoveries
  • Author : Marvin W. Meyer
  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • Release : 21 July 2009
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The Meaning of the Nag Hammadi, now in paperback opens the with the thrilling adventure story of the discovery of the ancient Papyrii at Nag Hammadi. Muhammad Ali, the fellahin, discovered the sealed jar, he feared that it might contain a jinni, or spirit, but also had heard of hidden treasures in such jars. Greed overcame his fears and when he smashed open the jar, gold seemed to float into the air. To his disappointment, it was papyrus fragmenst, not

Nag Hammadi Gnosticism and Early Christianity

Nag Hammadi  Gnosticism  and Early Christianity
  • Author : Charles W. Hedrick,Robert Hodgson
  • Publisher : Wipf and Stock Publishers
  • Release : 17 October 2005
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[This] book acquaints the beginner with the topic of gnosticism and early Christianity and presents to the specialist some of the new frontiers their colleagues are exploring. For the beginner there is a concise introduction to gnosticism. It covers the issues of origin, literature, leading ideas, and possible links with early Christianity. Each contributor has prepared a preface to his or her paper that points to its salient features and explains how the essay fits into the overall subject of

Jung and the Lost Gospels

Jung and the Lost Gospels
  • Author : Stephan A. Hoeller
  • Publisher : Quest Books
  • Release : 22 June 1989
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The Lost Gospels refer to the Dead Sea Scrolls and the Nag Hammadi Library, both discovered in the 1940s. The Nag Hammadi Library consists of writings found by two peasants who unearthed clay jars in 1945 in upper Egypt. These did not appear in English for 32 years, because the right to publish was contended by scholars, politicians, and antique dealers. The Dead Sea Scrolls, discovered in clay jars in Palestine by a goat herder in 1947, weathered similar storms. The first team

The Gnostic Gospels

The Gnostic Gospels
  • Author : Elaine Pagels
  • Publisher : Hachette UK
  • Release : 25 July 2013
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As discussed in The Da Vinci Code... Long buried and suppressed, the Gnostic Gospels contain the secret writings attributed to the followers of Jesus. In 1945 fifty-two papyrus texts, including gospels and other secret documents, were found concealed in an earthenware jar buried in the Egyptian desert. These so-called Gnostic writings were Coptic translations from the original Greek dating from the time of the New Testament. The material they embodied - poems, quasi-philosophical descriptions of the origins of the universe, myths,

The Facsimile Edition of the Nag Hammadi Codices

The Facsimile Edition of the Nag Hammadi Codices
  • Author : James M. Robinson
  • Publisher : Brill Archive
  • Release : 22 June 1984
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The collection of thirteen codices found in upper Egypt near Nag Hammadi in 1946 is one of the major archaeological discoveries of our time. Apparently the library of a Gnostic community in late antiquity, the codices are a repository of important spiritual materials from throughout the ancient world. Hence a thorough analysis of this new material is indispensable for any proper understanding of the history of religions in this period. The rich documentation which the codices add to early Coptic text

The Gospels of Mary

The Gospels of Mary
  • Author : Marvin W. Meyer,Esther A. De Boer
  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • Release : 15 September 2009
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Mary Magdalene, Jesus's Closest Disciple Marvin Meyer, one of the foremost scholars of the Gnostic Gospels: translates and introduces the Gnostic and New Testament texts that together reveal the story and importance of Mary Magdalene includes new translations of the Gospels of Mary, Thomas, Philip, and related texts about Mary Magdalene discloses, with Esther A. De Boer, the long-suppressed story of Mary's vital role in the life of Jesus and in the formative period after his crucifixion presents as authentically

The Gnostic Gospels of Jesus

The Gnostic Gospels of Jesus
  • Author : Marvin W. Meyer
  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • Release : 15 September 2009
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For all those readers curious to read the actual texts of the Gnostic Gospels, here is the definitive collection of all the Gnostic Gospels and Gospel–like texts. o Marvin Meyer, premier scholar of Gnostic and other Christian literature outside the New Testament, presents every Gnostic Gospel and Jesus text with a brilliant overall introduction, introductions to each text, and notes that explain everything the reader needs to know to understand the text. He includes his latest translations of not

The Monastic Origins of the Nag Hammadi Codices

The Monastic Origins of the Nag Hammadi Codices
  • Author : Hugo Lundhaug,Lance Jenott
  • Publisher : Mohr Siebeck
  • Release : 19 October 2015
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"Hugo Lundhaug and Lance Jenott offer a sustained argument for the monastic provenance of the Nag Hammadi Codices. They examine the arguments for and against a monastic Sitz im Leben and defend the view that the Codices were produced and read by Christian monks, most likely Pachomians, in the fourth- and fifth-century monasteries of Upper Egypt. Eschewing the modern classification of the Nag Hammadi texts as “Gnostic,” the authors approach the codices and their ancient owners from the perspective of

The Complete Idiot s Guide to the Gnostic Gospels

The Complete Idiot s Guide to the Gnostic Gospels
  • Author : J. Michael Matkin
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release : 06 September 2005
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The birth of the Christian Church, and what it means for modern religion and philosophy. This engaging guide presents an accessible overview of the birth of the Christian church, using the historical works found at the famous Nag Hammadi site in Egypt. With chapters discussing each of the major and minor documents found at Nag Hammadi, this volume also includes an overview of Gnosticism and the major players, revealing not only what the texts say, but also what they mean.