"This is the strangest book in the Bible...it has always been controversial."
"This is war time literature."
-- Elaine Pagels
- Why would Elaine Pagels use the plural form of Revelation?
- Do you feel that the Book of Revelation is alive today?
Thunder, Perfect Mind
This video is an ad for Prada and is based on the poem, Thunder Perfect Mind. The original poem is part of the Nag Hammadi Library Collections found in Egypt. Elaine Pagels mentions Thunder, Perfect Mind several places in chapter three of her book, Revelations: Visions, Prophecy, and Politics in the Book of Revelation. Pagels mentions that Toni Morrison has "woven" Thunder into her writings. Toni Morrison, writer and scolar, became friends with Elaine Pagels while she was at Princeton.