Gospel of Philip

Manichaeism and Gnosticism in the Panopolitan Region between Lykopolis and Nag Hammadi

Manichaeism and Gnosticism in the Panopolitan Region between Lykopolis and Nag Hammadi TO DEAL WITH the religious movements of Manichaeism and Gnosticism in the area of Sohag presents a good many problems and raises several ques­tions that will perhaps never be answered. This fact depends on our lack of evidence concerning these two strong ‘enemies’ …

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Gospel Of Philip (NHC II, 3)

GOSPEL OF PHILIP (NHC II, 3) A Valentinian Gnostic anthology of statements on aspects of Valentinian theology and ritual life, including 17 sayings attributed to Jesus. The subscript title, “The Gospel According to Philip,” probably derives from the fact that Philip is the only Apostle named in the text. Extant only in Coptic, the Gospel …

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Nag Hammadi Codices

NAG HAMMADI CODICES A group of 12 papyrus codices plus eight leaves dating from the fourth century and inscribed in Coptic. The manuscripts were discovered in a buried storage jar by fellahin (farmers) in 1945 some 10 kilometers from Nag Hammadi, and are now housed in the Coptic Museum in Old Cairo. Publication of the …

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