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9/24/08: Jesus and the Gnostic Gospels

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Theological scholar Elaine Pagels is the Harrington Spear Paine Professor of Religion at Princeton University.

By Doug Fabrizio

Salt Lake City, UT – In 1945, the sacred text of one of the world's earliest Christian sects was uncovered in Upper Egypt. The discovery of the Gnostic Gospels -- including the Gospel of Thomas -- has fascinated scholars and ignited imaginations since. Preeminent theologian Elaine Pagels joins Doug Fabrizio to talk about how Christianity may have been different had these teachings of Jesus been a part of church canon from the earliest days. (Rebroadcast)

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