The Nag Hammadi Scriptures
  • Release Date : 14 September 2010
  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • Genre : Religion
  • Pages : 864 pages
  • ISBN 13 : 0062046365
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Download or read book entitled The Nag Hammadi Scriptures by author: Marvin W. Meyer which was release on 14 September 2010 and published by Harper Collins with total page 864 pages . This book available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. 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.