The Nag Hammadi Scriptures: The Revised and Updated Translation of Sacred Gnostic Texts Complete in One Volume
ISBN: 0061626007
EAN13: 9780061626005
Language: English
Pages: 844
Dimensions: 2.00" H x 9.00" L x 6.00" W
Weight: 2.00 lbs.
Format: Paperback
Publisher: HarperOne
Book Overview
This up-to-date, one-volume, English-language edition of the sacred Gnostic manuscripts features introductory essays, notes, tables, and more to help the reader understand the context and contemporary significance of these texts that have shed new light on early Christianity and ancient thought.
Editor Reviews
From the Back Cover 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.