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Princeton University (Princeton, NJ 08540-5228)
Elaine Pagels (Project Director: July 1972 to present)

Investigation of Gnostic Texts: Religious Language as Symbols

A study of the origins of Western religions, focusing on some of the Gnostic texts discovered near Cairo, Egypt, in 1945. Particular attention is paid to the symbolic interpretation of religious language.

Project fields:
History of Religion

Summer Stipends

Research Programs

Total amounts:
$2,000 (approved)
$2,000 (awarded)

Grant period:
7/1/1972 – 9/30/1972