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Pdf Þ The Secret Gospel of Thomas ¼ Join or create book clubs In Beyond Belief renowned religion scholar Elaine Pagels continues her groundbreaking examination of the earliest Christian texts arguing for an ongoing assessment of faith and a uestioning of religious orthodoxy Spurred on by personal tragedy and new scholarship from an international group of researchers Pagels returns to her investigation of the secret Gospel of Thomas and breathes new life into writings once thought heretical As she arrives at an ever deeper conviction in her own faith Pagels reveals how faith allows for a diversity of interpretations and that the rogue voices of Christianity encourage and sustain the recognition of the light within us all This is another groundbreaking work from Elaine Pagels Depth meaning and mystery are all seamlessly rolled together in this academic yet spiritually enlightening tour de force

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Beyond Belief The Secret Gospel of ThomasIn Beyond Belief renowned religion scholar Elaine Pagels continues her groundbreaking examination of the earliest Christian texts arguing for an ongoing assessment of faith and a uestioning of religious orthodoxy Spurred on by personal tragedy and new scholarship from an international group of researchers Pagels returns to her investigation of the secret Gospel of Thomas and breathes new life into writings once thought heretical As she arrives at an ever deeper conviction in her own faith Pagels reveals how faith allows for a diversity of interpretations and that the rogue voices of Christianity encourage and sustain the recognition of the light within us all Elaine Pagels is an intense investigative scholar who minutely examines early Christian texts searching for an ongoing assessment of faith while able to uestion religious orthodoxy Pagels reveals the various diversity of many interpretations She believed that the rogue voices of Christianity encouraged the recognition of the light within us allPagels struggled with her own faith after her two and one half old son was diagnosed with a rare lung diseaseShe believed that Thomas taught that all human beings had divine light Thomas believed that Jesus was an exemplar of God not God himself that the individual can access the divine through deep reflection prayer and staying close to God through Christian Community rituals The trust here is a 're interpretation of the Gospel of John The doctrinal suabbles provided thought stricture and effectively suashed writings that might have been included within orthodox teachingThose who are sincerely interested and want to understand what Jesus taught and what happened in the early centuries within the church following his death would benefit from this book Those who share an intuitive grasp of transcendence that taught in many religious traditions will certainly discover verification for their beliefs The desire for knowledge of the experience of an individualized Oneness with God is desire for benevolent propitiousness and therefore overwhelmingUntangling some of the complex strands of the divine conflict has practical and intellectual conseuences One must unlearn previous teachings and open the mind to see to understand previously hidden precepts No one can ban the imagination but too often the imagination has been herded toward supporting and expressing already established beliefs Interpretation is manifold Controversy arises when only one side can speak the truth while others are deemed or branded as speaking lies This is a powerful book written carefully and thoughtfully The researcher has been tested by the fire Excellent