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Elaine Pagels

AKA Elaine Hiesey

Born: 13-Feb-1943
Birthplace: Palo Alto, CA

Gender: Female
Religion: Anglican/Episcopalian
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Historian

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: The Gnostic Gospels

Father: William McKinley Hiesey
Mother: Louise Sophia Boogaert
Husband: Heinz R. Pagels (physicist, m. 1969, d. 23-Jul-1988 hiking accident, two children)
Son: Mark (d. 1987)
Husband: Kent Greenawalt (law professor, m. 1995)

    University: BA, Stanford University (1964)
    University: MA, Stanford University (1965)
    University: PhD, Harvard University (1970)
    Professor: Religion, Barnard College (1970-82)
    Professor: Early Christian History, Princeton University (1982-)

    Dean for America
    National Book Award 1980 for The Gnostic Gospels (religion)
    MacArthur Fellowship (1980-85)
    Guggenheim Fellowship

    Constantine's Sword (24-Jun-2007) · Herself
    Mary (6-Sep-2005) · Herself

Author of books:
Johannine Gospel in Gnostic Exegesis: Heracleon's Commentary on John (1973)
The Gnostic Paul: Gnostic Exegesis of the Pauline Letters (1975)
The Gnostic Gospels (1979)
Adam, Eve and the Serpent (1988)
The Origin of Satan (1995)
Beyond Belief: The Secret Gospel of Thomas (2003)
Reading Judas: The Gospel of Judas and the Shaping of Christianity (2007, with Karen L. King)

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