Elaine Pagels

Elaine Pagels is the Harrington Spear Paine Foundation Professor of Religion at Princeton University. She is the author of several books, including Reading Judas: The Gospel of Judas and the Shaping of Christianity, the New York Times bestseller Beyond Belief: The Secret Gospel of Thomas, and The Gnostic Gospels, winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award and the National Book Award. Professor Pagels lives in Princeton, New Jersey.

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Author: Elaine Pagels | Narrator: Lorna Raver
Release Date: March 06, 2012
Elaine Pagels explores the surprising history of the most controversial book of the Bible.In the waning days of the Roman Empire, militant Jews in Jerusalem had waged anall-out war against Rome’s occupation of Judea, and their defeat resulted i...
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Author: Elaine Pagels and Karen L. King | Narrator: Karen L. King
Release Date: March 06, 2007
The instant New York Times bestseller interpreting the controversial long-lost gospel The recently unearthed Gospel of Judas is a source of fascination for biblical scholars and lay Christians alike. Now two leading experts on the Gnostic gospels ta...
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Author: Elaine Pagels | Narrator: Lorna Raver
Release Date: February 14, 2006
The Gnostic Gospels provides engaging listening for those seeking a broader perspective on the early development of Christianity. Author and noted scholar Elaine Pagels suggests that Christianity could have developed quite differently if Gnostic tex...
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Author: Elaine Pagels | Narrator: Jennifer Van Dyck
Release Date: May 04, 2004
Special edition including the complete text of the Gospel of ThomasElaine Pagels, one of the world’s most important writers and thinkers on religion and history, and winner of the National Book Award for her groundbreaking work The Gnostic Gosp...
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