Awards & Winners

Elaine Pagels

Date of Birth 13-February-1943
Place of Birth Palo Alto
(Santa Clara County, United States of America, Silicon Valley, California, San Francisco Bay Area)
Nationality United States of America
Also know as Elaine Hiesey, Elaine Paigels Ph. D., Professor Elaine Pagels, Elaine H. Pagels
Profession Professor, Writer
Elaine Pagels, née Hiesey, is the Harrington Spear Paine Professor of Religion at Princeton University. The recipient of a MacArthur Fellowship, she is best known for her studies and writing on the Gnostic Gospels. Her popular books include The Gnostic Gospels, Adam, Eve, and the Serpent, The Origin of Satan, Beyond Belief: The Secret Gospel of Thomas, Reading Judas: The Gospel of Judas and the Shaping of Christianity, and Revelations: Visions, Prophecy, and Politics in the Book of Revelation.

Awards by Elaine Pagels

Check all the awards nominated and won by Elaine Pagels.


National Book Award for Religion/Inspiration (Hardcover)
Honored for : The Gnostic Gospels

Nominations 1980 »

Award Nominated Nominated Work
National Book Award for Religion/Inspiration (Hardcover) The Gnostic Gospels


National Book Critics Circle Award for Criticism
Honored for : The Gnostic Gospels