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The Nag Hammadi Library by James M. Robinson

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Published by HarperOne .
Written in English


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Number of Pages576
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Open LibraryOL7280109M
ISBN 100060669357
ISBN 109780060669355

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The Nag Hammadi Library B I B L I O T H È Q U E D E N A G H A M M A D I Introduction from «The Gnostic Gospels» by Elaine Pagels In December an Arab peasant made an astonishing archeological discovery in Upper Egypt. Rumors obscured the circumstances of this find--perhaps because the discovery was accidental. The Nag Hammadi Library. The Apocalyptic Texts. The Apocryphon of James. The Apocryphon of John (Codex II) The Apocalypse of Paul. The 1st Apocalypse of James. The 2nd The Gospels. The Acts. The Prayers. The Valentinian Texts. In , two Egyptian brothers found a large urn near Nag Hammadi, filled with ancient papyri. The Nag Hammadi library is a collection of manuscripts is believed to be from the 4th century, copies of documents written earlier. Most of the documents are indirectly related to . “The Nag Hammadi Library” The “Nag Hammadi Library” is a collection of early Christian Gnostic texts discovered near the Egyptian town of Nag Hammadi, in

Addeddate Identifier pdfy-VQak8K5FtBf5Aa6X Identifier-ark ark://tst9x Ocr ABBYY FineReader Ppi Scanner Internet Archive Python library The Nag Hammadi Library, a collection of thirteen ancient books (called “codices”) containing over fifty texts, was discovered in upper Egypt in [Interestingly, the same year the League of Nations was formed, just 3 years before Israel became a Nation.]. The Nag Hammadi Library consists of thirteen codices (singular “codex” – an ancient, hand-printed book) with papyrus pages and leather covers. T These thirteen codices together contain no less than fifty-two individual texts (or “tractates,” as they’re sometimes called). The Nag Hammadi Library. by. Anonymous, James M. Robinson (editor), Richard Smith (Editor), Marvin W. Meyer (Preface) Rating details 4, ratings reviews. The Nag Hammadi Library was discovered in buried in a large stone jar in the desert outside the modern Egyptian city of Nag Hammadi. It is a collection of religious and philosophic texts gathered and translated into Coptic by /5.

1 Review First published in , "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 5/5(1). The Nag Hammadi Library. The Secret Book of John. (The Apocryphon of John - The Secret Revelation of John) Translated by Marvin Meyer. This original translation by Marvin Meyer of The Secret Book of Johnis presented in the Gnostic Society Library by permission . First published in and revised, expanded, and updated in , THE NAG HAMMADI LIBRARY launched modern Gnostic studies and exposed a movement within Christianity whose teachings are in many ways – as bestselling author Elaine Pagels has shown – as . St. Hubert Catholic Church As Roman Catholics, centered in the Eucharist, our mission is to live Christ's Gospel message to love, teach, pray, and serve.