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John, Secret Revelation of
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The Secret Revelation of John (also known as Apocryphon of John or Secret Book of John) was first recovered in Egypt in 1896 (Berlin Codex). Three additional copies were discovered in 1945 among the Nag Hammadi Codices. The Secret Revelation of John is the first Christian writing to formulate a comprehensive narr…

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King, Karen L., “John, Secret Revelation of”, in: Brill Encyclopedia of Early Christianity Online, General Editor David G. Hunter, Paul J.J. van Geest, Bert Jan Lietaert Peerbolte. Consulted online on 17 September 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2589-7993_EECO_SIM_00001805>
First published online: 2018



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