Twelve Good Books on Gnosticism and Early Christianity

A Listmania! list by Peter Kenney (Birmingham, Alabama, USA)
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The Lost Gospel Q: The Original Sayings of Jesus
1.  The Lost Gospel Q: The Original Sayings of Jesus by Marcus J. Borg
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  "A serious attempt to shed light on the historical Jesus."
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A History of God: The 4,000-Year Quest of Judaism, Christianity and Islam
2.  A History of God: The 4,000-Year Quest of Judaism, Christianity and Islam by Karen Armstrong
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  "Enormous amount of research but still highly readable."
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The Gospel of Jesus: According to the Jesus Seminar
3.  The Gospel of Jesus: According to the Jesus Seminar by Robert W. Funk
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  "A more believable Jesus."
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The Gospel of Mary Magdalene
4.  The Gospel of Mary Magdalene by Jean-Yves Leloup
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  "For it is within you."
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The Gospel of Mary of Magdala: Jesus and the First Woman Apostle
5.  The Gospel of Mary of Magdala: Jesus and the First Woman Apostle by Karen L. King
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  "Thoroughly readable."
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Nag Hammadi Library in English: The Definitive Translation of the Gnostic Scriptures. Complete in One Volume
6.  Nag Hammadi Library in English: The Definitive Translation of the Gnostic Scriptures. Complete in One Volume by James Robinson
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  "Now we hear from the other side."
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Excavating Jesus: Beneath the Stones, Behind the Texts
7.  Excavating Jesus: Beneath the Stones, Behind the Texts by John Dominic Crossan
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  "Relentlessly digging for the truth."
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The Gnostic Gospels
8.  The Gnostic Gospels by Elaine Pagels
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  "The losers' side of the story."
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Beyond Belief: The Secret Gospel of Thomas (Vintage)
9.  Beyond Belief: The Secret Gospel of Thomas (Vintage) by Elaine Pagels
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  "An incredible diversity of beliefs within early Christianity."
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The Origin of Satan
10.  The Origin of Satan by Elaine H Pagels
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  "Loaded with insights and information."
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Adam, Eve and the Serpent (Vintage)
11.  Adam, Eve and the Serpent (Vintage) by Elaine Pagels
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  "So much for that simple and unified body of early Christians."
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Gnostic Paul: Gnostic Exegesis of the Pauline Letters
12.  Gnostic Paul: Gnostic Exegesis of the Pauline Letters by Elaine Pagels
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  "Pagels digs deep in her analysis of Paul's letters."
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