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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Read or download book entitled The Nag Hammadi Scriptures written by Marvin W. Meyer which was release on 14 September 2010, this book published by Harper Collins. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Book excerpt: 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 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 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 McConkey Robinson
  • Publisher : Brill Archive
  • Release Date : 1984
  • Total pages : 493
  • ISBN : 9780062046369
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Summary : Download or read online The Nag Hammadi Library in English written by James McConkey Robinson, published by Brill Archive which was released on 1984. Get The Nag Hammadi Library in English Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle....

Nag Hammadi Gnosticism and Early Christianity

Nag Hammadi  Gnosticism  and Early Christianity
  • Author : Charles W. Hedrick,Robert Hodgson
  • Publisher : Wipf and Stock Publishers
  • Release Date : 2005-10-17
  • Total pages : 376
  • ISBN : 9780062046369
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Summary : [This] book acquaints the beginner with the topic of gnosticism and early Christianity and presents to the specialist some of the new frontiers their colleagues are exploring. For the beginner there is a concise introduction to gnosticism. It covers the issues of origin, literature, leading ideas, and possible links with ...

The Apocryphal Gospels A Very Short Introduction

The Apocryphal Gospels  A Very Short Introduction
  • Author : Paul Foster
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2009-02-26
  • Total pages : 152
  • ISBN : 9780062046369
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Summary : biblical studies." --Book Jacket....

The Monastic Origins of the Nag Hammadi Codices

The Monastic Origins of the Nag Hammadi Codices
  • Author : Hugo Lundhaug,Lance Jenott
  • Publisher : Mohr Siebeck
  • Release Date : 2015-10-19
  • Total pages : 350
  • ISBN : 9780062046369
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Summary : "Hugo Lundhaug and Lance Jenott offer a sustained argument for the monastic provenance of the Nag Hammadi Codices. They examine the arguments for and against a monastic Sitz im Leben and defend the view that the Codices were produced and read by Christian monks, most likely Pachomians, in the fourth- ...

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 Gnostic Gospels

The Gnostic Gospels
  • Author : Alan Jacobs
  • Publisher : Watkins Media Limited
  • Release Date : 2016-11-15
  • Total pages : 256
  • ISBN : 9780062046369
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Summary : This eye-opening collection of texts sheds light on the esoteric knowledge of Gnosticism, revealing intimate conversations between Jesus and his Disciples In 1945, several gospels, hidden since the first century, were found in the Egyptian Desert at Nag Hammadi. This discovery caused a sensation as the scrolls revealed the mysteries of ...

Jesus in the Nag Hammadi Writings

Jesus in the Nag Hammadi Writings
  • Author : Majella Franzmann
  • Publisher : Burns & Oates
  • Release Date : 1996
  • Total pages : 293
  • ISBN : 9780062046369
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Summary : Many of the Nag Hammadi writings are considered 'heretical' and therefore not valid sources for traditions about the founder, Jesus. Majella Franzmann, however, shows that it is a mistake to believe that Christianity was a homogeneous entity from the first and that the only valid traditions about the founder are ...

The Woman Jesus Loved

The Woman Jesus Loved
  • Author : A. S. Marjanen
  • Publisher : BRILL
  • Release Date : 1996
  • Total pages : 261
  • ISBN : 9780062046369
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Summary : This book is the first comprehensive study on the picture and use of the figure of Mary Magdalene in those second and third century Coptic and Greek Gnostic texts in which Jesus' most famous female follower gains a prominent position....

The Gnostic Gospels

The Gnostic Gospels
  • Author : Elaine Pagels
  • Publisher : Hachette UK
  • Release Date : 2013-07-25
  • Total pages : 192
  • ISBN : 9780062046369
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Summary : As discussed in The Da Vinci Code... Long buried and suppressed, the Gnostic Gospels contain the secret writings attributed to the followers of Jesus. In 1945 fifty-two papyrus texts, including gospels and other secret documents, were found concealed in an earthenware jar buried in the Egyptian desert. These so-called Gnostic writings ...

Beyond the Gnostic Gospel

Beyond the Gnostic Gospel
  • Author : Eduard Iricinschi,Lance Jenott,Nicola Denzey Lewis,Philippa Townsend
  • Publisher : Mohr Siebrek Ek
  • Release Date : 2013
  • Total pages : 517
  • ISBN : 9780062046369
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Summary : This volume gathers contributions from both junior and senior scholars whose studies have developed in dialogue with Elaine Pagels' work on Nag Hammadi literature and ancient heresiology. Published initially in 1979, Pagels' The Gnostic Gospels represents a landmark of scholarship in religious studies. It not only made the Nag Hammadi writings ...

Connecting Gospels

Connecting Gospels
  • Author : Francis Watson,Sarah Parkhouse
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2018-04-04
  • Total pages : 304
  • ISBN : 9780062046369
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Summary : By the late second century, early Christian gospels had been divided into two groups by a canonical boundary that assigned normative status to four of them while consigning their competitors to the margins. Connecting Gospels: Beyond the Canonical/Non-canonical Divide finds new ways to reconnect these divided texts. Starting from ...

The Earliest Gospels

The Earliest Gospels
  • Author : Charles Horton
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Release Date : 2010-06-15
  • Total pages : 202
  • ISBN : 9780062046369
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Summary : Horton brings together the latest research on the origins of the gospels and their transmission, and provides the only guide to the Chester Beatty Codex P45. Provides an introduction to the gospel genre and examining literacy among early Christians and all that is known about the origins and transmission of ...