Preface (Preface_IV_XXX)
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This volume is the result of the collaboration of many scholars over a long period of time. Some of the original collaborators are no longer represented in the final list of contributors. Nonetheless, they and others not named have made valuable contributions to the interpretations of the five tractates of Nag Hammadi Codex VII reflected in this edition.

Work on this volume began in the late ’60’s, at first under the editorship of Frederik Wisse. My own work on Codex VII as editor began rather late when, due to the pressures of other obligations at his…

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“Preface (Preface_IV_XXX)”, in: The Coptic Gnostic Library — A Complete Edition of the Nag Hammadi Codices, Editor in Chief: James M. Robinson. Consulted online on 16 February 2019 <>
First published online: 2012

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