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By Marvin W. Meyer,James M. Robinson,Elaine H. Pagels,Wolf-Peter Funk,Paul-Hubert Poirier

The Nag Hammadi Scriptures, edited via Marvin Meyer, is the main whole, updated, one-volume, English-language version of the popular library of Gnostic manuscripts came upon in Egypt in 1945, which rivaled the useless Sea Scrolls locate in value. It contains the Gospel of Thomas, the Gospel of Mary, and the lately came upon Gospel of Judas, in addition to different Gnostic gospels and sacred texts. This quantity additionally comprises introductory essays, notes, tables, word list, index, and so forth. to aid the reader comprehend the context and modern value of those texts that have shed new mild on early Christianity and historic inspiration. The compilation of old manuscripts that represent The Nag Hammadi Scriptures is a discovery that demanding situations every little thing we idea we knew in regards to the early Christian church, historic Judaism, and Greco-Roman religions.

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