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There was reference to this poem from the gnostic gospels, "The Thunder, Perfect Mind," in this week's New Yorker article about Elaine Pagels. It is a divine poem in every way.

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The Story Of The Storytellers - Gnostics And Other Heretics | From Jesus To Christ | FRONTLINE | PBS

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Nag Hammadi Library

The Nag Hammadi library is a collection of early Christian Gnostic texts discovered near the Egyptian town of Nag Hammadi in 1945. Twelve papyrus codices buried in a sealed jar were found by a local peasant. Written in the Coptic language, the codices were comprised of fifty-two mostly Gnostic treatises, three works belonging to the Corpus Hermeticum, and a partial translation of Plato's Republic.

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Nag Hammadi library - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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