Adam, Eve, and the Serpent: Sex and Politics in Early Christianity (Paperback)

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Deepens and refreshes our view of early Christianity while casting a disturbing light on the evolution of the attitudes passed down to us.

About the Author

Elaine Pagels earned a B.A. in history and an M.A. in classical studies at Stanford, and holds a Ph.D. from Harvard University. She is the author of "Adam, Eve, and the Serpent"; "The Origin of Satan"; and "The Gnostic Gospel"s, which won the National Book Critics Circle Award and National Book Award. She is currently the Harrington Spear Paine Professor of Religion at Princeton University. Pagels lives in Princeton, New Jersey, with her husband and children.

Praise For…

"A stunning book...[that] refreshes our view of early Christianity." --Christian Science Monitor

Product Details
ISBN: 9780679722328
ISBN-10: 0679722327
Publisher: Vintage
Publication Date: September 19th, 1989
Pages: 224
Language: English
Series: Vintage