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The gnostic Gospels of Jesus

The gnostic Gospels of Jesus

the definitive collection of mystical gospels and secret books about Jesus of Nazareth

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Published by HarperSanFrancisco in [San Francisco] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Jesus Christ -- Gnostic interpretations,
  • Nag Hammadi codices,
  • Gnosticism,
  • Apocryphal books (New Testament)

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 287-338)

    Statement[edited by] Marvin Meyer
    ContributionsMeyer, Marvin W
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBT1390 .G4938 2005
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxix, 338 p. ;
    Number of Pages338
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17148736M
    ISBN 10006076208X
    LC Control Number2004054324

      The Secret Book of James, Gnostic Texts Giving Voice to the Wisdom of the Ages The Apocryphon of John The Gospel of the Egyptians Eugnostos the Blessed The Sophia . the secret gospels of jesus Download the secret gospels of jesus or read online books in PDF, EPUB, Tuebl, and Mobi Format. Click Download or Read Online button to get the secret .

    bodily resurrection, as naïve misunderstandings. Bound together with these gospels is the Apocryphon (literally, "secret book") of John, which opens with an offer to reveal "the . Jesus and several of his apostles, such as Thomas the Apostle, claimed as the founder of the Thomasine form of Gnosticism, figure in many Gnostic texts. Mary Magdalene is respected as .

      Which may explain why in the early church and even today the Gnostic Gospels are considered religious texts non grata. Other Gnostic books continue this theme by pointing Author: Tom Rapsas.   o Marvin Meyer, premier scholar of Gnostic and other Christian literature outside the New Testament, presents every Gnostic Gospel and Jesus text with a brilliant overall .


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This book provides the definitive next book for those looking for expert presentation of the alternative Gnostic stream of Christianity, in which there is no talk of crucifixion and Mary Cited by: 1.

In the secret book of James chapter 1, versesGnostic texts suggest various periods of time for resurrection and reappearance of Jesus as days (ascension of Isaiah), and 12 years /5(70).

That is why and how the Gnostic gospels were created. The Gnostics fraudulently attached the names of famous Christians to their writings, such as the gospel of Thomas, the.

This is a translation of the Gnostic Gospels, found buried in Egypt in These were written in the names of the top apostles that are left out from the Bible. It helps to remember that the /5. Later, “gospel” took on the more technical meaning of a book that gives an account of Jesus’ life.

The New Testament has four such gospels: Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John. These books. The Gospel According to Mary Magdalene. Complete ancient text and explanatory material.

Part of a vast collection of materials dealing with Gnosis and Gnosticism, both ancient and modern. Long buried and suppressed, the Gnostic Gospels contain the secret writings attributed to the followers of Jesus.

In fifty-two papyrus texts, including gospels and other secret. From a purely historical perspective, absolute certainty is impossible. Nevertheless, the Gnostic scenarios are hard to believe. The whole enterprise of Gnosticism and the idea of a Gnostic Author: JP Nunez. The “Gospel of Thomas,” the “Gospel of Philip,” and the “Gospel of Truth,” found in the “Nag Hammadi Library,” present various mystic Gnostic ideas as if coming from Jesus.

The Gnostic Gospels is a landmark study of the long-buried roots of Christianity, a work of luminous scholarship and wide popular appeal.

First published in to critical /5. The Secret Book of John talks about the four principle demons of pleasure, desire, grief and fear. These are only two choice examples, but I think they provide an indication of 5/5(5). early apocryphal gospels (whether of the Egyptians, Hebrews, or Ebionites).

Matters remained thus until the important discovery in of the Gospel of Thomas among a large cache of File Size: KB. —The Pistis Sophia. The Apostles wrote down what Jesus taught them during those eleven years, resulting in "The Pistis Sophia," the most important Gnostic scripture.

Includes an extensive. Selected by the Modern Library as one of the best nonfiction books of all time The Gnostic Gospels is a landmark study of the long-buried roots of Christianity, a work of luminous.

The Secret Book of John, Gnostic Texts Giving Voice to the Wisdom of the Ages The Apocryphon of John The Gospel of the Egyptians Eugnostos the Blessed The Sophia of.

Marvin Meyer, premier scholar of Gnostic and other Christian literature outside the New Testament, is the expert whom Dr.

Elaine Pagels herself regards as the master of the original Brand: HarperOne. o Marvin Meyer, premier scholar of Gnostic and other Christian literature outside the New Testament, presents every Gnostic Gospel and Jesus text with a brilliant overall introduction, Format: Ebook.

The discovery of 13 books containing 52 texts in the Nile River valley of Egypt in called Nag Hammadi opened the door for the history of early Christianism and the teachings of four /5(58). The book, The Gnostic Gospels, by Elaine Pagels presents an easy-reading historical document that reveals the fundamental and theoretical similarities and differences of gnostic and Cited by:   The book speaks of apocalyptic and dark times.

It is a curious book unlike any other account in the Bible. This is because it is one of the only Gnostic gospels that actually. The four gospels in the New Testament are full biographies of Jesus, directly tied to eyewitness accounts, and written within 25 to 60 years of Jesus’ death and resurrection.

.This is an excellent book for undergraduate students majoring in early Christian literature and the history of New Testament. 1. The Nag Hammadi Scriptures: The Revised and Updated /5(40). The Top Three Heresies in the Gnostic Gospels.

By Camila Domonoske. Septem the new document does not prove that Jesus was married any more .