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Gnostic Gospels

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Publisher Comments:

A provocative study of the gnostic gospels and the world of early Christianity as revealed through the Nag Hammadi texts.

Table of Contents

Introduction

1. The Controversy over Christ's Resurrection: Historical Event or Symbol?

2. "One God, One Bishop": The Politics of Monotheism

3. God the Father/God the Mother

4. The Passion of Christ and the Persecution of Christians

5. Whose Church Is the "True Church"?

6. Gnosis: Self-Knowledge as Knowledge of God

Conclusion

Product Details

ISBN:
9780394740430
Publisher:
Vintage
Subject:
Christian Literature
Author:
Pagels, Elaine
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Vintage
Publication Date:
19890919
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Pages:
224
Dimensions:
7.9 x 5.1 x .7 in .5356 lb

Related Subjects

Religion » Christianity » Apocrypha
Religion » Christianity » General
Religion » Christianity » Gnostic and Apocrypha
Religion » Western Religions » Gnosticism

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