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Adam, Eve, and the Serpent
Adam Eve and the Serpent
Author: Elaine Pagels
The disgust felt by early Christians for the flesh was a radical departure from both pagan and Jewish sexual attitudes. In fact, as Princeton professor Pagels (The Gnostic Gospels) demonstrates, the ascetic movement in Christianity met with great resistance in the first four centuries A.D. Sex became fully tainted, inextricably linked to sin und...  more »
ISBN: 132097
Publication Date: 1988
Pages: 189
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Publisher: Random House
Book Type: Paperback
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