The Origin of Satan: How Christians Demonized Jews, Pagans, and Heretics by Elaine Pagels

The Origin of Satan: How Christians Demonized Jews, Pagans, and Heretics

Elaine Pagels

240 pages first pub 1995 (editions)

nonfiction history religion challenging informative reflective slow-paced

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From the religious historian whose The Gnostic Gospels won both the National Book Award and the National Book Critics Circle Award comes a dramatic interpretation of Satan and his role on the Christian tradition. With magisterial learning and the ...

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