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What are the Nag Hamaddi Gospels?

The Nag Hammadi texts are a group of texts written in Coptic which were discovered in Egypt in 1945. They constitute a body of Gnostic Christian literature, as well as a few Hermetic and Greek philosophical texts, such as a… Full Answer

Why is Jesus mentioned in the Gnostic scriptures?

A: Early Christianity was divided into two main branches, which some scholars believe were of roughly equal sizes. One branch eventually managed to dominate and become the Church we know today, including Orthodox, Catholic and Protestant denominations. The gnostic churches… Full Answer