Gnosis: the nature and history of gnosticism

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Harper & Row, 1983 - Religion - 411 pages
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Presents a readable and appealing introduction to what otherwise might seem an inaccessible religion of late antiquity.

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Review: Gnosis: The Nature and History of Gnosticism

User Review  - Brian - Goodreads

Good intro to weird stuff, but the writing (translation?) is rather stiff. And it's old, so probably eclipsed by recent scholarship. Read full review

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User Review  - Nil - Goodreads

Indispensable, but not the clearest written book in the world. Read full review

Contents

THE SOURCES
9
The Older Sources
25
NATURE AND STRUCTURE
53
Copyright

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