The Tree of Gnosis: Gnostic Mythology from Early Christianity to Modern Nihilism
This pioneering study interprets the mythology of dualism from Gnosticism to the medieval Cathars to modern nihilism. Couliano shows that, far from being "historically" transmitted, the underlying connection between all dualistic worldviews is a perennial and immensely appealing mindset.
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Review: The Tree of Gnosis: Gnostic Mythology from Early Christianity to Modern NihilismUser Review - Peter Fick - Goodreads
This book gave me a new insight in the complicated ways in which religious concepts and traditions develop over time, making this book interesting in many respects. I could almost say: gnosis is just ... Read full review