Nag Hammadi

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a town in Upper Egypt

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a collection of 13 ancient papyrus codices translated from Greek into Coptic that were discovered by farmers near the town of Nag Hammadi in 1945

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Aucune reference aux travaux realises depuis plusieurs annees sur le gnosticisme, par exemple ceux de l'equipe de l'Universite Laval qui travaille sur les textes de Nag Hammadi.
I am water and dust walking" (Ellis 106), amplified in the Nag Hammadi Library's "The Thunder: Perfect Mind":
in the Nag Hammadi texts, since for them the physical was by definition corrupt and evil, so that only a disembodied spirit could live forever with God.
Throughout the day, protesters in the southern town of Nag Hammadi pelted police with rocks and damaged cars and stores.
A timeline of figures and events supplements the text, as do three appendices providing references to Eusebius; a complete list of early Christian writings; and a list of Nag Hammadi titles.
Philip Rousseau revisits the long-running controversy surrounding the possible relationship between the codices discovered at Nag Hammadi and the nearby monasteries of Pachomius's federation, drawing on Michael William's analysis of the bibliographical organization of the individual Nag Hammadi codices.
This was one of the most epochmaking finds to be made in the Nile Valley, second only to the astonishing discovery of the Nag Hammadi corpus of texts in 1945 (Robinson 1972:1).
Aus einigen der Nag Hammadi Schriften geht hervor, dass deren Traditionsgeschichte auf dem Grund semitisch-aramaischer Worte und Wortspiele steht (Rudolph 2002:31, Bohlig 1967:115 ff.
Chapters are keyed to standard translations of Gnostic writings, including "The Nag Hammadi Scriptures: The International Edition" edited by Marvin W.
These paradoxes are illustrated through five case studies: the discovery of the Nag Hammadi bindings, approaches to the preservation of Auschwitz, the Danish cartoons depicting Muhammad, the destruction of the Bamiyan Buddhas, and the creation of a protective structure for the Hamar Cathedral ruins.
Evans is well qualified, having learned textual criticism, ancient languages, and early Christian history at Claremont Graduate University under the tutelage of such scholars as James Robinson, chair of the Nag Hammadi seminar; William Brownlee, one of the first scholars to study the Dead Sea Scrolls in 1948; and James Sanders, the leading proponent of the "New Perspective on Paul.
The movement received a strong impetus when a trove of documents discovered at Nag Hammadi, Egypt.
The recovery of a number of so-called gnostic texts, especially a major find in 1945, at Nag Hammadi, in Upper Egypt, of more than fifty of them, has changed that.
Previous major finds include the Dead Sea Scrolls, discovered in a cave near the Dead Sea in 1947, and a collection of Gnostic writings, found in Nag Hammadi, Egypt, in 1945.