Selected by the Modern Library as one of the 100 best nonfiction books of all time
A provocative study of the gnostic gospels and the world of early Christianity as revealed through the Nag Hammadi texts.
Praise for The Gnostic Gospels…
"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 New York Times Book Review