The Apocryphon of John

Synopsis of Nag Hammadi Codices II,1 - III,1 and IV,1 with BG 8502,2


This synopsis of the Apocryphon of John presents the four Coptic text (NHC II,1; III,1 and IV,1; with BG 8502) in parallel columns with English translations in similar arrangement beneath the Coptic text. Important parallel texts are included in an appendix. The volume also contains a research bibliography on the Apocryphon of John and an index of Coptic and Greek words.

Biographical Note

Michael Waldstein, Th.D. (1990) in New Testament and Early Church, Harvard University, is Assistant Professor in the Program of Liberal Studies at the University of Notre Dame. He has published on the Gospel of John. Frederik Wisse, Ph.D. (Claremont, 1968), is Professor of Early Christian Literature and History at McGill University. He has published widely in textual criticism, Nag Hammadi Studies, Shenoute, and the History of Early Christianity.