Adam, eve and the Serpent download free [PDF and Ebook] by Elaine Pagels

Adam, eve and the Serpent download free [PDF and Ebook] by Elaine Pagels year 1989
  • Book name: Adam, eve and the Serpent
  • Author: Elaine Pagels
  • Release date: 1989/3/16
  • Publisher: RANDOM HOUSE USA INC
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Religious
  • ISBN: 9780679722328
  • Rating: 8.24 of 10
  • Votes: 158
  • Review by: Kaitlyn Nelms
  • Review rating: 9.96 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/10/10
  • Total pages: 189
  • Includes a PDF summary of 19 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: Deepens and refreshes our view of early Christianity while casting a disturbing light on the evolution of the attitudes passed down to us. How did the early Christians come to believe that sex was inherently sinful? When did the Fall of Adam become synonymous with the fall of humanity? What turned Christianity from a dissident sect that championed the integrity of the individual and the idea of free will into the bulwark of a new imperial order-with the central belief that human beings cannot not choose to sin? In this provocative masterpiece of historical scholarship Elaine Pagels re-creates the controversies that racked the early church as it confronted the riddles of sexuality, freedom, and sin as embodied in the story of Genesis. And she shows how what was once heresy came to shape our own attitudes toward the body and the soul.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 10H33M9S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: History Of Religion, Christian Theology, Christian Books, Biblical Studies & Exegesis
  • Available formats: PDF, OEB, DOC, HTM, WORD, TXT, TCR, EPUB. Compressed in RAR, TAR.GZ, ZIP, RZ
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 18.07 USD
  • Dimensions: 133x203x14.99mm
  • Weight: 272g
  • Printed by: Vintage Books
  • Published in: New York, United States
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