Gnosis: The Nature and History of Gnosticism

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A&C Black, 20 iun. 2001 - 412 pagini
Presents a readable and appealing introduction to what otherwise might seem an inaccessible religion of late antiquity.
 

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THE SOURCES
9
The Older Sources
25
NATURE AND STRUCTURE
53
Cosmology and Cosmogony
67
Anthropology and Anthropogony
88
The Doctrine of Redemption and the Redeemer
113
The Ascent of the Soul and the End of the World
171
Community Cult and Social Practice Ethics
204
Early Schools and Systems
294
The Great Systems of the 2nd Century
308
Manicheism
326
The Mandeans
343
EPILOGUE
367
Select Bibliography
391
Index
405
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HISTORY
275

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