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

Email:
antti.marjanen at helsinki.fi

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.