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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User Review  - Kushana - LibraryThing

*The* book on the evidence (archaeological and textual) left by the many branches of Gnosticism, a religion which believed that an utterly good God was separate from Creation. This book covers the ... Read full review

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One of the most accessible and readable surveys on Gnosticism in existence for general reader. The book introduces all important Gnostic movements and is a pleasant read. While the research might not ... Read full review

Contents

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

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