Elaine Pagels

Elaine Pagels is a preeminent academic whose impressive scholarship has earned her international respect. The Harrington Spear Paine Professor of Religion at Princeton University, Pagels was awarded the Rockefeller, Guggenheim, and MacArthur Fellowships in three consecutive years. She is the author of The Gnostic GospelsBeyond Belief, and Revelations. Her newest book is Why Religion?.
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Here’s What Losing My Child Taught Me About Unbearable Pain

by Elaine Pagels

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