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A dazzling look at the most elusive figure in Christ's life
By Dan Burstein (editor)

Hardcover:

9781593152055 | 1 edition (Perseus Books Group, August 28, 2006), cover price $24.95

Paperback:

9780752881461 | Orion Pub Co, June 21, 2007, cover price $11.65 | About this edition: A dazzling look at the most elusive figure in Christ's life

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The author of The Gnostic Gospels and the author of The Gospel of Mary of Magdala evaluate the meaning of the controversial newly discovered Gospel of Judas, illustrating how the text offers an understanding of Judas's betrayal, the apostles' understanding of Jesus's death, and God's role in the crucifixion. Simultaneous.

Hardcover:

9780670038459 | Viking Pr, March 6, 2007, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Evaluates the meaning of the controversial, newly-discovered Gospel of Judas, illustrating how the text offers an understanding of Judas's betrayal, the apostles' understanding of Jesus's death, and God's role in the crucifixion.

CD/Spoken Word:

9780143141860 | Unabridged edition (Penguin/Highbridge, March 6, 2007), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Evaluates the meaning of the controversial, newly-discovered Gospel of Judas, illustrating how the text offers an understanding of Judas' betrayal, the apostles' understanding of Jesus' death, and God's role in the crucifixion.

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A provocative exploration of the testaments of early Christianity reveals how Thomas's thoughtful inquiries reflected and brought out the deepest truths that Jesus had to offer, providing listeners with an opportunity to expand their Christian spirituality.

CD/Spoken Word:

9781591794127 | Com/bklt edition (Sounds True, February 23, 2006), cover price $19.95 | About this edition: A lecture exploring the testaments of early Christianity reveals how Thomas's thoughtful inquiries reflected and brought out the deepest truths that Jesus had to offer.

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A study of the Gnostic texts, which describe the same people and events portrayed in the New Testament but from a different perspective, reveals why their suppression was essential to the development of the Christian church

Paperback:

9780679724537 | Reissue edition (Vintage Books, September 1, 1989), cover price $15.00 | About this edition: A study of the Gnostic texts, which describe the same people and events portrayed in the New Testament but from a different perspective, reveals why their suppression was essential to the development of the Christian church

Provides an analysis of the early origins of Christianity, based on the teachings from the Gnostic Gospel of Thomas, exploring the faith of the early Christians and offering new interpretations of a range of topics.

Hardcover:

9780375433429 | Large print edition (Random House Large Print, May 1, 2004), cover price $26.95 | About this edition: Provides an analysis of the early origins of Christianity, based on the teachings from the Gnostic Gospel of Thomas, exploring the faith of the early Christians and offering new interpretations of a range of topics.
9780375501562 | 1 edition (Random House Inc, May 1, 2003), cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Provides an analysis of the early origins of Christianity, based on the teachings from the Gnostic Gospel of Thomas, exploring the faith of the early Christians and offering new interpretations of a range of topics.

Paperback:

9780375703164 | Reprint edition (Vintage Books, May 1, 2004), cover price $16.00 | About this edition: Provides an analysis of the early origins of Christianity, based on the teachings from the Gnostic Gospel of Thomas, exploring the faith of the early Christians and offering new interpretations of a range of topics.

Miscellaneous:

9781400079087 | Vintage Books, May 4, 2004, cover price $13.00

CD/Spoken Word:

9780739310687 | Abridged edition (Random House, May 1, 2004), cover price $27.50 | About this edition: Provides an analysis of the early origins of Christianity, based on the teachings from the Gnostic Gospel of Thomas, exploring the faith of the early Christians and offering new interpretations of a range of topics.

Cassette/Spoken Word:

9780739310670 | Abridged edition (Random House, May 1, 2004), cover price $25.00 | About this edition: Provides an analysis of the early origins of Christianity, based on the teachings from the Gnostic Gospel of Thomas, exploring the faith of the early Christians and offering new interpretations of a range of topics.

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A study of the Gnostic texts, which describe the same people and events portrayed in the New Testament but from a different perspective, reveals why their suppression was essential to the development of the Christian church

Hardcover:

9780394502786 | Reissue edition (Random House Inc, April 1, 2004), cover price $23.00 | About this edition: A study of the Gnostic texts, which describe the same people and events portrayed in the New Testament but from a different perspective, reveals why their suppression was essential to the development of the Christian church

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A study of the role of the devil in biblical and modern times theorizes that dissident social gorups that resisted Christianity, such as pagans and Jews, were typically portrayed as demons and therefore established as threats. Reprint. 60,000 first printing. NYT.

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9780679401407 | 1 edition (Random House Inc, July 1, 1995), cover price $23.00 | About this edition: A study on the role of the devil in biblical and modern times theorizes that dissident social groups that resisted Christianity, such as Jews and pagans, were typically portrayed as demons and therefore established as threats

Paperback:

9780679731184 | Reprint edition (Vintage Books, May 1, 1996), cover price $15.95 | About this edition: A study of the role of the devil in biblical and modern times theorizes that dissident social gorups that resisted Christianity, such as pagans and Jews, were typically portrayed as demons and therefore established as threats.

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Product Description: In this highly original work, Elaine Pagels demonstrates how evidence from gnostic sources may challenge the assumption that Paul writes his letters to combat "gnostic opponents" and to repudiate their claims to secret wisdom. Drawing upon evidence from the gnostic exegesis of Paul, including several Nag Hammadi texts, the author examines how gnostic exegetes cite and interpret key passages in the letters they consider Pauline -1 & 2 Corinthians, Galatians, Ephesians, Philippians, Colossians, and Hebrews...read more

Paperback:

9781563380396 | Reprint edition (T&t Clark Ltd, March 1, 1992), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: In this highly original work, Elaine Pagels demonstrates how evidence from gnostic sources may challenge the assumption that Paul writes his letters to combat "gnostic opponents" and to repudiate their claims to secret wisdom.

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In a ground-breaking study of religious history, the award-winning author of 'The Gnostic Gospels' addresses the issue of religion and sexuality, examining the impact of the founders of the early Christian church on the continuing development of a male-dominated guilt ethos attitude toward sexuality

Hardcover:

9780394521404 | 1 edition (Random House Inc, June 1, 1988), cover price $17.95 | About this edition: In a ground-breaking study of religious history, the award-winning author of 'The Gnostic Gospels' addresses the issue of religion and sexuality, examining the impact of the founders of the early Christian church on the continuing development of a male-dominated guilt ethos attitude toward sexuality

Paperback:

9780679722328, titled "Adam, Eve, and the Serpent" | Vintage Books, September 1, 1989, cover price $15.00

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Paperback:

9781555403348 | Society of Biblical Literature, August 1, 1989, cover price $19.95
9780891303244 | Scholars Pr, June 1, 1973, cover price $14.95

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