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    DescriptionThis is the most complete, up-to-date, one-volume, English-language edition of the renowned library of fourth-century Gnostic manuscripts discovered in Egypt in 1945, which rivaled the Dead Sea Scrolls find in significance.


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    Title
    The Nag Hammadi Scriptures
    Subtitle
    The Revised and Updated Translation of Sacred Gnostic Texts Complete in One Volume
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Marvin Meyer
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 864
    Width: 152 mm
    Height: 226 mm
    Thickness: 43 mm
    Weight: 862 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780061626005
    ISBN 10: 0061626007
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: REL
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T6.7
    BISAC Merchandising Theme: TP028
    Ingram Spring Arbor Market: Y
    Ingram Theme: RELI/CHRIST
    B&T Merchandise Category: REL
    B&T General Subject: 690
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25440
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 01
    BIC subject category V2: HRLC
    Ingram Theme: THEO/ACADEM
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 40
    LC classification: BL
    Ingram Subject Code: RY
    Libri: I-RY
    BISAC V2.8: REL072000, REL015000
    Abridged Dewey: 299
    ECPA Christian Book Category: GNRGSEHIB
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Approval Code: A13502500
    DC22: 229.8, 299.932
    BISAC V2.8: REL112000
    BIC subject category V2: HRQC1
    B&T Approval Code: A13150000
    BISAC V2.8: BIO000000, REL054000, REL033000
    Thema V1.0: QRM, GBC, NK, QRA, QRVA, QRYC1
    Edition
    Revised
    Edition statement
    International, Reprint, Revised, Updated
    Publisher
    HarperCollins Publishers Inc
    Imprint name
    HarperOne
    Publication date
    01 June 2009
    Publication City/Country
    New York
    Author Information
    Marvin Meyer is one of the foremost scholars on gnosticism, the Nag Hammadi library, and texts about Jesus outside the New Testament. Among his recent books are The Gnostic Gospels of Jesus: The Definitive Collection of Mystical Gospels and Secret Books about Jesus of Nazareth; The Gospels of Mary: The Secret Tradition of Mary Magdalene, the Companion of Jesus; The Gospel of Thomas: The Hidden Sayings of Jesus; The Gnostic Bible and The Gnostic Discoveries. James M. Robinson was Permanent Secretary of UNESCO's International Committee for the Nag Hammadi Codices, Founding Director Emeritus of the Nag Hammadi Project of the Institute for Antiquity and Christianity, and professor emeritus at Claremont Graduate University. He is the author of Trajectories through Early Christianity and A New Quest of the Historical Jesus. He is widely known for his pioneering work on the Sayings Gospel Q and the Nag Hammadi codices and was the general editor of The Nag Hammadi Library in English.