Elaine Pagels

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Elaine Pagels earned a B.A. in history and an M.A. in classical studies at Stanford, and holds a Ph.D. from Harvard University. She is the author of Adam, Eve, and the Serpent; The Origin of Satan; and The Gnostic Gospels, which won the National Book Critics Circle Award and the National Book Award. She is currently the Harrington Spear Paine Professor Religion at Princeton University, and she lives in Princeton, New Jersey, with her husband and children.

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Gnostic Gospels

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Elaine Pagels deserves all the kudos she won for this 1979 study of early Christianity. Her research into the many documents comprising the Nag Hammadi Library is marvelously thorough and perceptive. Mentioning her own involvement via personal comments adds another dimension to the enjoyment of the book.

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Adam, Eve, And The Serpent

Sex and Politics in Early Christianity
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Deepens and refreshes our view of early Christianity while casting a disturbing light on the evolution of the attitudes passed down to us.

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Beyond Belief

The Secret Gospel of Thomas
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Elaine Pagels, one of the world’s most respected writers and thinkers on religion and history, and author of The Gnostic Gospels, now reflects on what matters most about spiritual and religious exploration in the 21st century.

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Origin Of Satan

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New from Princeton’s distinguished historian of religion and author of The Gnostic Gospels, this book traces the evolution of Satan from its origins in the Hebrew Bible, where Satan is at first merely obstructive, to the New Testament, where Satan becomes the Prince of Darkness, the bitter enemy of God an

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Reading Judas

The Gospel of Judas and the Shaping of Christianity
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Revelations

Visions, Prophecy, and Politics in the Book of Revelation
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Through the lucid books of Elaine Pagels (The Gnostic Gospels, Beyond Belief), thousands of readers have come to know and treasure the suppressed biblical texts known as the Gnostic Gospels.

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Why Religion?

A Personal Story
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New York Times bestseller

One of PWs Best Books of the Year

One of Amazons Best Books of the Month

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Why Religion?

A Personal Story
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Why is religion still around in the twenty-first century? Why do so many still believe? And how do various traditions still shape the way people experience everything from sexuality to politics, whether they are religious or not?

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