Pagels, Elaine

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Pagels, Elaine Gender: F
Hisey, Elaine Louise
born on 13 February 1943 at 20:42 (= 8:42 PM )
Place Palo Alto, California, 37n27, 122w09
Timezone PWT h7w (is war time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Rodden
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_aqucol.18.gif 24°35' s_mo.18.gif s_gemcol.18.gif 18°15 Asc.s_vircol.18.gif 19°05'


American writer and biblical scholar, author of books on the Gnostic gospels and Satan, "The Gnostic Gospels," 1973.

The daughter of a biologist, she went to Stanford and Harvard to become a Professor of Religion at Barnard in 1970. One of a team of scholars assembled to study the great find of 1945, 52 scrolls written by the Gnostics, she wrote a popular account of the somewhat obscure language to make the information more accessible to a general audience. The critical reviews of her work were mixed. In 1978 the formal translation was published.

Hisey married theoretical physicist Heinz R. Pagels 6/07/1969.

Link to Wikipedia biography



  • Relationship : Marriage 7 June 1969 (Heinz R. Pagels)
    chart Placidus Equal_H.
  • Work : New Career 1970 (Professor at Barnard)
  • Work : Published/ Exhibited/ Released 1973 (The Gnostic Gospels)
  • Work : Published/ Exhibited/ Released 1978 (Formal translations published)

Source Notes

Sally Davis quotes B.C. in hand


  • Traits : Mind : Education extensive (Stanford and Harvard)
  • Traits : Mind : I.Q. high/ Mensa level (Mensa level; high IQ)
  • Vocation : Education : Teacher (Professor of Religion at Barnard)
  • Vocation : Writers : Religion/ Philosophy (Gnostic gospels)
  • Vocation : Writers : Textbook/ Non-fiction (Translator)