The Thunder: Perfect Mind

A New Translation and Introduction

  • Authors
  • Hal Taussig
  • Jared Calaway
  • Maia Kotrosits
  • Celene Lillie
  • Justin Lasser

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. Hal Taussig, Jared Calaway, Maia Kotrosits, Celene Lillie, Justin Lasser
    Pages 1-6
  3. Hal Taussig, Jared Calaway, Maia Kotrosits, Celene Lillie, Justin Lasser
    Pages 7-13
  4. Hal Taussig, Jared Calaway, Maia Kotrosits, Celene Lillie, Justin Lasser
    Pages 15-20
  5. Hal Taussig, Jared Calaway, Maia Kotrosits, Celene Lillie, Justin Lasser
    Pages 21-28
  6. Hal Taussig, Jared Calaway, Maia Kotrosits, Celene Lillie, Justin Lasser
    Pages 29-39
  7. Hal Taussig, Jared Calaway, Maia Kotrosits, Celene Lillie, Justin Lasser
    Pages 41-51
  8. Hal Taussig, Jared Calaway, Maia Kotrosits, Celene Lillie, Justin Lasser
    Pages 53-60
  9. Hal Taussig, Jared Calaway, Maia Kotrosits, Celene Lillie, Justin Lasser
    Pages 61-68
  10. Hal Taussig, Jared Calaway, Maia Kotrosits, Celene Lillie, Justin Lasser
    Pages 69-82
  11. Hal Taussig, Jared Calaway, Maia Kotrosits, Celene Lillie, Justin Lasser
    Pages 83-91
  12. Hal Taussig, Jared Calaway, Maia Kotrosits, Celene Lillie, Justin Lasser
    Pages 93-101
  13. Hal Taussig, Jared Calaway, Maia Kotrosits, Celene Lillie, Justin Lasser
    Pages 102-153
  14. Back Matter
    Pages 155-189

About this book

Introduction

This is the first book-length treatment in English of the Nag Hammadi text, The Thunder: Perfect Mind - a poem of 'I am' statements that has garnered a strong following in mainstream culture. This book offers a fresh, current translation (with detailed Coptic annotations) and ten chapters of introductory analysis of the text.

Keywords

culture English English literature gender identity literature notation perfect poem subject translation violence

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1057/9780230114777
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Nature America Inc. 2010
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, New York
  • eBook Packages Palgrave Religion & Philosophy Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-29006-2
  • Online ISBN 978-0-230-11477-7
  • About this book