Pistis Sophia: A Gnostic Gospel

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Health Research Books, Sep 1, 1996 - 394 pages
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1896 a Gnostic Gospel (with extracts from the books of the savior appended). Originally translated from Greek into Coptic & Now for the first time Englished from Schwartze's Latin version of the only known Coptic MS. & checked by Ameliniau's French vers.
 

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Contents

Of his own incarnation through Mary
13
Jesus putteth on his vesture
19
He changeth the motion of their spheres
25
Philip questioneth Jesus
31
Adamas and the tyrants battle against the lightvesture
37
The tyrants become as the dead
43
The first repentence of Sophia
55
Martha asketh and receiveth permission to speak
61
Of the last supporter
199
Of the third fourth and fifth supporters 909
205
Of the hierarchies of powers
215
Of them of the second space of the ineffable
221
Such souls are christs and shall be kings in the kingdom 398
229
Mary questioneth Jesus
235
Further concerning the three and five mysteries
239
Of them of the third space the first from without
246

The emanations of Arrogant again squeeze the light out
67
Philip interpreteth the fifth repentance from Psalm rlvii
75
Thomas interpreted the seventh repentance from Psalm
80
The emanations of Arrogant cease for a time to constrain
88
Jesus commendeth James and promiseth the first place unto
96
Arrogant aideth his emanations and they again constrain
102
The thirteenth repentance of Sophia
108
Sophia uttereth another song of praise
114
The first mystery and Jesus Bend forth two streams of light
116
THE NOTE OF A SCRIBE
123
The lightstream having accomplished its purpose departeth
129
Mary the mother interpreteth the song of Sophia from
134
He sendeth forth another more violent power like unto
135
Sophia utngeth a song of praise
149
Mary is afraid of Peter
160
Sophia singeth another song of praise
163
She continueth her song
166
James interpreted the song from Psalm vii
173
Philip interpreted the song from Psalm cvi
180
Of the twelve teons
186
Of the ascension of them of the treasure into the inheritance
192
Mary interpreteth the narrative from the Scriptures
198
EXTRACT FROM THE BOOKS OF THE SAVIOUR
252
What men should avoi d
259
Of the initiated who sinneth and repenteth until seven times
265
Mary continueth her questioning
279
How a sinful soul is brought back to rebirth
285
The apology of the rulers of the fate
291
Mary continueth to question Jesus
297
Of such initiated who die without repentance
305
That the initiated are watched over in passing from the body
311
Mary interpreteth the same from a former saying
317
The angels that watch at the doors
323
Mary pleadeth for them who have neglected the mysteries
330
Who are the parents we are to abandon
341
Of the karmio compulsion of the parents 846
347
Of how a man oometh by his death
354
He commandeth the veils of the heavens to be withdrawn
359
Of the constitution of the ways of the midst
366
Of the time when souls an freed from their torments
372
The mystic sacrament
378
The rite is consummated
379
The cup of wisdom
392

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