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Great Invisible Spirit, Holy Book of the
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The Holy Book of the Great Invisible Spirit is the second text in Nag Hammadi codex III (pp. 40.12–69.20) and in codex IV (pp. 50.1–81.2). In both manuscripts it is preceded by the Apocryphon of John. The title is given as a subscript to the version in codex III (the end of codex IV,2 is lost). Although the introductory sentence of the text is damaged in both versions, it seems clea…

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Luttikhuizen, Gerard P., “Great Invisible Spirit, Holy Book of the”, in: Brill Encyclopedia of Early Christianity Online, General Editor David G. Hunter, Paul J.J. van Geest, Bert Jan Lietaert Peerbolte. Consulted online on 02 October 2022 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2589-7993_EECO_SIM_00003244>
First published online: 2018



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