The Nag Hammadi Scriptures: The Revised and Updated Translation of Sacred Gnostic Texts  -     By: Marvin Meyer, James M. Robinson
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The Nag Hammadi Scriptures: The Revised and Updated Translation of Sacred Gnostic Texts

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One of the great archaeological finds of the 20th century! These 13 codices written in Coptic give us primary sources---rather than polemical attacks---on the Gnostics of late antiquity. This outstanding translation was performed by a worldwide team of scholars. Features introductory essays, notes, tables, a glossary, and an index. 864 pages, softcover. HarperOne.

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Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 864
Vendor: HarperOne
Publication Date: 2008
Dimensions: 9.00 X 6.00 (inches)
ISBN: 0061626007
ISBN-13: 9780061626005
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This is the most complete, up-to-date, one-volume, English-language edition of the renowned library of fourth-century 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.

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Marvin Meyer is one of the foremost scholars on early Christianity and texts about Jesus outside the New Testament. He is Griset Professor of Bible and Christian Studies at Chapman University in Orange, California. Among his recent books are The Gospel of Judas, The Gnostic Gospels of Jesus, The Gospels of Mary, The Gospel of Thomas, and The Nag Hammadi Scriptures.

James M. Robinson, consultant for this collection, is widely known for his groundbreaking contribution as the permanent secretary of UNESCO's International Committee for the Nag Hammadi codices, and his many published works on Gnostic texts and the Sayings Gospel Q.

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