The Nag Hammadi Scriptures

Written By Marvin W. Meyer
The Nag Hammadi Scriptures
  • Publsiher : Harper Collins
  • Release : 14 September 2010
  • ISBN : 9780062046369
  • Pages : 864 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 4 reviews
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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.

The Nag Hammadi Scriptures

The Nag Hammadi Scriptures
  • Author : Marvin W. Meyer,James M. Robinson
  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • Release Date : 2010-09-14
  • Total pages : 864
  • ISBN : 9780062046369
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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 ...

The Nag Hammadi Library in English

The Nag Hammadi Library in English
  • Author : James James McConkey Robinson,Richard Smith,Coptic Gnostic Library Project
  • Publisher : BRILL
  • Release Date : 1996-01-01
  • Total pages : 549
  • ISBN : 9780062046369
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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 ...

The Nag Hammadi Library

The Nag Hammadi Library
  • Author : Apostle Horn
  • Publisher : Lulu.com
  • Release Date : 2021-04-22
  • Total pages : 212
  • ISBN : 9780062046369
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The Gnostic Discoveries

The Gnostic Discoveries
  • Author : Marvin W. Meyer
  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • Release Date : 2009-07-21
  • Total pages : 256
  • ISBN : 9780062046369
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Summary : The Meaning of the Nag Hammadi, now in paperback opens the with the thrilling adventure story of the discovery of the ancient Papyrii at Nag Hammadi. Muhammad Ali, the fellahin, discovered the sealed jar, he feared that it might contain a jinni, or spirit, but also had heard of hidden ...

The Nag Hammadi Library in English

The Nag Hammadi Library in English
  • Author : James M. Robinson
  • Publisher : HarperOne
  • Release Date : 1990-11-21
  • Total pages : 576
  • ISBN : 9780062046369
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Summary : This revised, expanded, and updated edition of The Nag Hammadi Library is the only complete, one-volume, modern language version of the renowned library of fourth-century manuscripts discovered in Egypt in 1945. First published in 1978, The Nag Hammadi Library launched modern Gnostic studies and exposed a movement whose teachings are in many ...

The Gnostic Gospels

The Gnostic Gospels
  • Author : Coptic Gnostic Library Project,Berliner Arbeitskreis für Koptisch-Gnostische Schriften,Folio Society (London, England)
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2007
  • Total pages : 724
  • ISBN : 9780062046369
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Summary : A comprehensive English translation of the Nag Hammadi Scriptures, a group of ancient manuscripts uncovered in 1945 that are the basis of the mystical tradition called Gnosticism....

The Nag Hammadi Gnostic Texts and the Bible

The Nag Hammadi Gnostic Texts and the Bible
  • Author : Andrew K. Helmbold
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1967
  • Total pages : 106
  • ISBN : 9780062046369
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Summary : Read online The Nag Hammadi Gnostic Texts and the Bible written by Andrew K. Helmbold, published by which was released on 1967. Download full The Nag Hammadi Gnostic Texts and the Bible Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle....

Nag Hammadi Texts and the Bible

Nag Hammadi Texts and the Bible
  • Author : C.A. Evans,Webb,R.A. Wiebe
  • Publisher : BRILL
  • Release Date : 2019-07-01
  • Total pages : 212
  • ISBN : 9780062046369
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Summary : This important tool will greatly facilitate research into the relationship of biblical texts and the materials that make up Gnosticism. To date no exhaustive Scripture index to Nag Hammadi has been prepared. One of the significant features of this volume is that it fills this lacuna....

Essential Gnostic Scriptures

Essential Gnostic Scriptures
  • Author : Willis Barnstone,Marvin Meyer
  • Publisher : Shambhala Publications
  • Release Date : 2011-11
  • Total pages : 271
  • ISBN : 9780062046369
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Summary : An introduction to gnosticism offers selections from twenty-one texts from the masterpiecces of the tradition....

The Nag Hammadi Library in English

The Nag Hammadi Library in English
  • Author : James McConkey Robinson
  • Publisher : Brill Archive
  • Release Date : 1984
  • Total pages : 493
  • ISBN : 9780062046369
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The Gnostic Bible

The Gnostic Bible
  • Author : Willis Barnstone,Marvin Meyer
  • Publisher : Shambhala Publications
  • Release Date : 2009-06-30
  • Total pages : 896
  • ISBN : 9780062046369
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Summary : Gnosticism was a wide-ranging religious movement of the first millennium CE—with earlier antecedents and later flourishings—whose adherents sought salvation through knowledge and personal religious experience. Gnostic writings offer striking perspectives on both early Christian and non-Christian thought. For example, some gnostic texts suggest that god should be celebrated ...

The Gospels of Mary

The Gospels of Mary
  • Author : Marvin W. Meyer,Esther A. De Boer
  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • Release Date : 2009-09-15
  • Total pages : 144
  • ISBN : 9780062046369
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Summary : Mary Magdalene, Jesus's Closest Disciple Marvin Meyer, one of the foremost scholars of the Gnostic Gospels: translates and introduces the Gnostic and New Testament texts that together reveal the story and importance of Mary Magdalene includes new translations of the Gospels of Mary, Thomas, Philip, and related texts about Mary ...

The Nag Hammadi Library after Fifty Years

The Nag Hammadi Library after Fifty Years
  • Author : Turner,McGuire
  • Publisher : BRILL
  • Release Date : 2020-10-26
  • Total pages : 552
  • ISBN : 9780062046369
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Summary : This volume contains 22 papers from the Society of Biblical Literature's 1995 commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the discovery of the Nag Hammadi Library, with special focus on the Apocryphon of John, the Gospel of Thomas, and the Gospel of Philip....

A Dictionary of Gnosticism

A Dictionary of Gnosticism
  • Author : Andrew Phillip Smith
  • Publisher : Quest Books
  • Release Date : 2014-03-17
  • Total pages : 296
  • ISBN : 9780062046369
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Summary : A Dictionary of Gnosticism is a scholarly yet accessible guide that covers the people, mythology, movements, scripture, and technical terms related to this pre-Christian Western religion. It contains nearly 1700 entries, from Aachiaram, an angel in the 'Secret Book of John to Zostrianos', a third-century Gnostic text, and is a reliable ...

The Gnostic Scriptures

The Gnostic Scriptures
  • Author : Bentley Layton
  • Publisher : Anchor Bible
  • Release Date : 1995
  • Total pages : 530
  • ISBN : 9780062046369
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Summary : A collection of ancient gnostic and related scriptures includes the Sethian scripture, the writings of Valentinus, works by his followers, and scripture of the school of St. Thomas....