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The gospel of Philip Jesus, Mary Magdalene, and the gnosis of sacred union

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Published by Inner Traditions in Rochester, Vermont .
Written in English

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Originally published in France under the title: L"évangile de Philippe / Jean-Yves Leloup. Paris : Albin Michel, 2003.

Other titlesNag Hammadi codices. II, 3.
Statementtranslation from the Coptic and commentary by Jean-Yves Leloup ; English translation by Joseph Rowe ; [foreword by Jacob Needleman].
ContributionsPhilip, the Apostle, Saint., Leloup, Jean-Yves., Rowe, Joseph.
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 173 p. ;
Number of Pages173
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21111895M
ISBN 101594770220
LC Control Number2004110340
OCLC/WorldCa56582819

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  The Gospel of Philip, Gnostic Texts Giving Voice to the Wisdom of the Ages (also known as the Secret Book of James) The Gospel of Truth The Treatise on the Resurrection The Tripartite Tractate.   The Gospel of Philip is yet another Gnostic gospel discovered as part of the Nag Hammadi collection in Egypt in The text was bound in the same codex that also contained The Gospel of Thomas, but unlike The Gospel of Thomas, this text is not a collection of “sayings of Jesus” as much as it is a collection of “Gnostic teachings”. The Apocryphal (i.e. not included in the New Testament) Gospel of the Apostle Philip, a personal disciple of Jesus Christ, was found by archaeologists in in Egypt. It contains very important information imparted to Philip by Jesus Christ.   One of the first things we learn about Philip in the Gospel of John is that like Simon Peter and Andrew, he comes from Bethsaida, a town by the Sea of Galilee (John ). This may seem like a trivial detail, but later, when Jesus and the disciples come to Jerusalem, some Greek men from Bethsaida want to see Jesus—and they come to Philip.