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The Jung Codex: Codex I of the Nag Hammadi Scrolls

"In 1945 a discovery of momentous proportions added to the canon of the lost teachings of Jesus. The tale of the Nag Hammadi scrolls would make a good movie script including murder and intrigue. The priceless papyrus scrolls finally ended up on the black market then eventually found their way to the Coptic Museum of Cairo. But five amazing texts were smuggled to America for sale. I'll let a section from the Introduction to The Gnostic Gospels by Elaine Pagels continue from here:

"... Word of this codex soon reached Professor Gilles Quispel, distinguished historian of religion at Utrecht, in the Netherlands. Excited by the discovery, Quispel urged the Jung Foundation in Zurich to buy the codex. But discovering, when he succeeded, that some pages were missing, he flew to Egypt in the spring of 1955 to try to find them in the Coptic Museum. Arriving in Cairo, he went at once to the Coptic Museum, borrowed photographs of some of the texts, and hurried back to his hotel to decipher them. Tracing out the first line, Quispel was startled, then incredulous, to read:

"These are the secret words which Jesus spoke, and which the twin, Judas Thomas, wrote down."

Quisel knew that his colleague H.C. Puech, using notes from another French scholar, Jean Doresse, had identified the opening lines with fragments of a Greek Gospel of Thomas discovered in the 1890's. But the discovery of the whole text raised new questions: Did Jesus have a twin brother, as this text implies? Could the text be an authentic record of Jesus' sayings?
"...Esoteric Interpretations of Selected Quotes from the Gnostic Gospels
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