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Elaine Pagels

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Position: Faculty Associate
Title: Harrington Spear Paine Foundation Professor of Religion.
Office: 240 1879 Hall
Phone: 609-258-4484
Elaine Pagels

Faculty Associates


Elaine Pagels (Ph.D., Harvard University) is the Harrington Spear Paine Foundation professor of Religion. She is the recipient of numerous prizes, including a MacArthur Fellowship. Her publications include The Gnostic Gospels, Adam, Eve, and the Serpent, The Origin of Satan, and Beyond Belief: The Secret Gospel of Thomas. Her most recent book is Revelations: Visions, Prophecy, and Politics in the Book of Revelation (2012).