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📒The Nag Hammadi Library In English ✍ James James McConkey Robinson
✏The Nag Hammadi Library in English Book Summary : 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 to appear in one volume. This new edition is the result of ten years of additional research, and editorial and critical work. Every translation has been changed or added to; many have been thoroughly revised. Unearthed in 1945 near the town of Nag Hammadi in Upper Egypt, the texts literally begin where the Dead Sea Scrolls end. Their discovery is seen as equally significant, bringing to light a long-hidden well of new information, sources, and insights into early Judaism and the roots of Christianity. Each text is accompanied by a new and expanded introduction. Also included are a revised general introduction and an afterword discussing the modern relevance of Gnosticism, from Voltaire and Blake through Melville and Yeats to Jack Kerouac and science fiction writer Philip K. Dick. The translations and introductions to the Nag Hammadi texts are by members of the Coptic Gnostic Library Project, which includes such scholars as Helmut Koester, George McRae, and Elaine Pagels.
📒The Nag Hammadi Scriptures ✍ Marvin W. Meyer
✏The Nag Hammadi Scriptures Book Summary : 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 and contemporary significance of these texts which have shed new light on early Christianity and ancient thought. The compilation of ancient manuscripts that constitute The Nag Hammadi Scriptures is a discovery that challenges everything we thought we knew about the early Christian church, ancient Judaism, and Greco-Roman religions.
📒Essays On The Nag Hammadi Texts In Honour Of Alexander B Hlig ✍ Martin Krause
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📒The Facsimile Edition Of The Nag Hammadi Codices 2 Codex Ii ✍ James M. Robinson
✏The facsimile edition of the Nag Hammadi Codices 2 Codex II Book Summary :
📒Amen Code ✍ W. Iamwe Ph.D.
✏Amen Code Book Summary : An exploration into and analysis of the advanced teachings of Jesus Christ: Jesus’ original teachings were found in Egypt, taught only to his disciples, and contain elements of mathematics and Greek and Egyptian culture. Jesus’ sacred teachings reveal the secrets of the heavens, and the process of creation to confirm the invisible and visible multiverse and our purpose while in the material world. 839 pp. Full color. More than 400 images (Available now at AmenCode.com)
📒The Apocryphal Gospels A Very Short Introduction ✍ Paul Foster
✏The Apocryphal Gospels A Very Short Introduction Book Summary : biblical studies." --Book Jacket.
📒The Wisdom Goddess ✍ Rose Horman Arthur
✏The wisdom goddess Book Summary : Examines the defeminization which accompanies the Christianization appearing within the body of the eight gnostic texts which represent the Nag Hammadi documents. Traces the decline in the symbolic prestige of personified feminine Sophia (wisdom) from the pre-Christian documents to later Christianized and Christian works.
📒Thomas And The Gospels ✍ Mark Goodacre
✏Thomas and the Gospels Book Summary : The Gospel of Thomas -- found in 1945 -- has been described as "without question the most significant Christian book discovered in modern times." Often Thomas is seen as a special independent witness to the earliest phase of Christianity and as evidence for the now-popular view that this earliest phase was a dynamic time of great variety and diversity. In contrast, Mark Goodacre makes the case that, instead of being an early, independent source, Thomas actually draws on the Synoptic Gospels as source material -- not to provide a clear narrative, but to assemble an enigmatic collection of mysterious, pithy sayings to unnerve and affect the reader. Goodacre supports his argument with illuminating analyses and careful comparisons of Thomas with Matthew and Luke. Watch the trailer:
📒Studies In Graeco Roman Religions And Gnosticism ✍ Miroslav Marcovich
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📒The Books Of Jeu And The Untitled Text In The Bruce Codex ✍ Carl Schmidt
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