The Nag Hammadi Scriptures

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  • Author : Marvin W. Meyer
  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • Pages : 864 pages
  • ISBN : 9780062046369
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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

The Nag Hammadi Library in English

The Nag Hammadi Library in English
  • Author : James James McConkey Robinson,Richard Smith,Coptic Gnostic Library Project
  • Publisher : BRILL
  • Release : 01 January 1996
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First published in 1978, "The Nag Hammadi Library" was widely acclaimed by critics and scholars alike. Containing many of the writings of the Gnostics since the time of Christ, this was the work that launched modern Gnostic studies and exposed a movement whose teachings are in may ways as relevant today as they were sixteen centuries ago. Although some of the texts had appeared in other translations, the 1978 edition was the first and only translation of these ancient and fascinating manuscripts

Jung and the Lost Gospels

Jung and the Lost Gospels
  • Author : Stephan A. Hoeller
  • Publisher : Quest Books
  • Release : 13 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 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

The Gnostic Gospels
  • Author : Coptic Gnostic Library Project,Berliner Arbeitskreis für Koptisch-Gnostische Schriften,Folio Society (London, England)
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release : 13 June 2021
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A comprehensive English translation of the Nag Hammadi Scriptures, a group of ancient manuscripts uncovered in 1945 that are the basis of the mystical tradition called Gnosticism.

The Gnostic Bible

The Gnostic Bible
  • Author : Willis Barnstone,Marvin Meyer
  • Publisher : Shambhala Publications
  • Release : 30 June 2009
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Gnosticism was a wide-ranging religious movement of the first millennium CE—with earlier antecedents and later flourishings—whose adherents sought salvation through knowledge and personal religious experience. Gnostic writings offer striking perspectives on both early Christian and non-Christian thought. For example, some gnostic texts suggest that god should be celebrated as both mother and father, and that self-knowledge is the supreme path to the divine. Only in the past fifty years has it become clear how far the gnostic influence