The Gnostic Gospels

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Random House Audio | Feb 14, 2006 | 425 Minutes | ISBN 9780739333181

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Awards

National Book Awards WINNER 1980

National Book Critics Circle Awards WINNER 1979

Praise

“The first major and eminently readable book on gnosticism benefiting from the discovery in 1945 of a collection of Gnostic Christian texts at Nag Hammadi in Egypt.” –The New York Times Book Review

Table Of Contents

Introduction

1. The Controversy over Christ’s Resurrection: Historical Event or Symbol?
2. “One God, One Bishop”: The Politics of Monotheism
3. God the Father/God the Mother
4. The Passion of Christ and the Persecution of Christians
5. Whose Church Is the “True Church”?
6. Gnosis: Self-Knowledge as Knowledge of God

Conclusion

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