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Getting Satan Behind Us

From the November 1995 Print Edition

The Origin Of Satan . By Elaine Pagels. Random House. 214 pages, $23 . Elaine Pagels, Professor of Religion at Princeton, is a distinguished scholar of Gnosticism and of the Nag Hammadi texts in particular. She is the author of a number of books, notably the well-known Gnostic Gospels (1979) and . . . . Continue Reading »