The Gospel of Truth (from the Nag Hammadi Library)


The Gospel of Truth (Gnostic Christian text written before the year 180 and rediscovered in the Nag Hammadi Library in 1945)
“In time Unity will perfect the spaces. It is within Unity that each one will attain himself; within knowledge he will purify himself from multiplicity into Unity, consuming matter within himself like fire, and darkness by light, death by life.”
  • From “The Gospel of Truth” (c. 180 or older), rediscovered in the Nag Hammadi Library c. 1945, translated by Harold W. Altridge and George W. Macroe. Lieden: E. J. Brill, 1985.

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