Preface (Preface_I_XXII)
(390 words)

This volume, like the others in the Coptic Gnostic Library Project, is the result of a collaborative effort by numerous scholars. The individuals who bear primary responsibility for each tractate are indicated on the title page of each section. Several others deserve a special acknowledgement.

Dieter Mueller originally held overall editorial responsibility for Codex I. Before his tragic death in 1977 he had completed the edition of The Prayer of Paul and had done preliminary work on the translation of the Tripartite Tractate. The notes and drafts of that work were a useful re…

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Attridge, Harold W., “Preface (Preface_I_XXII)”, 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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