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Newly discovered gnostic writings a preliminary survey of the Nag-Hammadi find by W. C. van Unnik

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Published by SCM Press in London .
Written in English


  • Gnosticism,
  • Manuscripts, Coptic (Papyri)

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Edition Notes

StatementW.C. Van Unnik.
SeriesStudies in Biblical theology -- no. 30
LC ClassificationsBT1390 U533 1960
The Physical Object
Pagination96 p. --
Number of Pages96
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16335439M

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Buy a cheap copy of The Gnostic Gospels book by Elaine Pagels. Gnosticism's Christian form grew to prominence in the 2nd century A.D. Ultimately denounced as heretical by the early church, Gnosticism proposed a revealed Free shipping over $Cited by: By: W.C. Van Unnik. Newly Discovered Gnostic Writings (First English Edition ). original text and translations.".Seller Rating: % positive.   Only a small number of texts from the Nag Hammadi library, a collection of 13 Coptic Gnostic books discovered in Egypt in , have been found in Greek, their original language of composition.   Karen King, the Gnostic scholar who published the manuscript, has titled it the Gospel of Jesus’ Wife. It is a very small fragment, only 12 partial lines, of an ancient Gnostic book. The fragment, written in Coptic, dates from the fourth century, but it is a copy of an older book, perhaps written in the late second century.

recently discovered documents are published in full and available for study, we shall have a most valuable arsenal of source-material from the Gnostic side. SAYINGS OF JESUS The document with which we are concerned at present, the Gospel of Thomas, does not bear a Gnostic appearance on its face. Only when we examine it more closely do we see File Size: KB. This book opens the with the story of the discovery of the ancient codices at Nag Hammadi in Egypt. Muhammad Ali, the fellahin, discovered the sealed jar, he feared that it might contain a jinni, or spirit, but also had heard of hidden treasures in such jars/5. c. van unnik, Newly Discovered Gnostic Writings (Studies in Biblical Theology 30; Naperville, Ill. ). h. h. corn É lis and a. l É onard, La Gnose é ternelle (Je sais, je crois ; Paris ).   A new canon that places recently-discovered 1st/2nd c. CE Christian writings (mostly Nag Hammadi) in among the traditional books of the New Testament. The result is eye-opening and refreshing. Hal Taussig provides useful commentary on the history of 4/5.