The Gnostic Gospels by Elaine Pagels
The first major and eminently readable book on gnosticism benefiting from the discovery in 1945 of a collection of Gnostic Christian texts at Nag Hammadi in Egypt.
The 499th greatest nonfiction book of all time
This book is on the following lists:
- - 72nd on The Modern Library | 100 Best Nonfiction (The Modern Library)