Influence Of Gnostic Gospels

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earth, because the real God wouldn’t have created such an evil place. The Nag Hammadi Library, a collection of thirteen ancient books (called "codices") containing over fifty texts, was discovered in upper Egypt in 1945. This immensely important discovery includes a large number of primary "Gnostic Gospels" – texts once thought to have been entirely destroyed during the early Christian struggle to define "orthodoxy" – scriptures such as the Gospel of Thomas, the Gospel of Philip, and the Gospel of Truth.3 Gnosticism was made a huge threat to Christianity from the ones who taught and led this movement against the church. Simon Magus was the earliest known Gnostic, he believed that the Garden of Eden, the exodus from Egypt, and the Red Sea

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