The gnostic gospels [elaine pagels] on amazoncom free shipping on qualifying offers a provocative study of the gnostic gospels and the world of early .
Two of the gnostic gospels - the gospel of thomas and the gospel of eve - have a clearly pantheistic tone in places they state that god or christ is present in.
The nag hammadi library is a collection of early christian and gnostic texts discovered near the writings in these codices comprised fifty-two mostly gnostic treatises, but they also include three works belonging to the corpus hermeticum. The gnostic gospels the 52 texts discovered in nag hammadi, egypt include ' secret' gospels poems and myths attributing to jesus sayings and beliefs which. From amazon gnosticism's christian form grew to prominence in the 2nd century ad ultimately denounced as heretical by the early church, gnosticism.
The nag hammadi library (less accurately known as the gnostic gospels) are a collection of coptic christian and philosophical writings.
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Bound in the same volume with the above is the gospel of philip, which attributes to jesus sayings quite different from those in the new testament. Gnosticism has gained the interest of many with the discovery of these ancient writings that have since been called the gnostic gospels the most recent.