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Articles > 2013 > 13 September > Reviews > Book reviews >

Rough places made plain

John Binns commends this attempt to explain Gnostic books in easy words and concepts

Introduction to "Gnosticism": Ancient voices, Christian worlds
Nicola Denzey Lewis
OUP £25.99
(978-0-19-975531-8)
Church Times Bookshop £23.40 (Use code CT393 )

IN 1945, an Egyptian farmer was digging near his village of Nag Hammadi, and found a jar containing 12 old books. This simple discovery changed the way we think about the Early Church. The books had been copied by monks in the fifth century, and ...

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