Gnosticism and Early Christian Culture

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Antti Marjanen
Professor of Gnosticism and Early Christian Literature
PL 33 (Aleksanterinkatu 7)
FI-00014 University of Helsinki

antti.marjanen at

The Social World Behind the Nag Hammadi Texts

Since the writings of the Nag Hammadi Library mainly comprise mythology and religious philosophy, they do not reveal a great deal about the persons, practices and communities behind them. However it is possible to uncover something of that history.