Seek to See Him: Ascent and Vision Mysticism in the Gospel of Thomas
BRILL, 01/01/1996 - 211 من الصفحات
This monograph represents a critical juncture in Thomas studies since it dispels the belief that the Gospel of Thomas originates from gnostic traditions. Rather, Jewish mystical and Hermetic origins are proposed and examined.
Following this analysis, the anthropogony and soteriology of Thomas are discussed. The Thomasites taught that they were the elect children of the Father, originating from the Light. The human, however, became unworthy of these luminous beginnings and was separated from the divine when Adam sinned. Now he must purify himself by leading an encratite lifestyle. He is to ascend into heaven, seeking a visio dei which will transform him into his original immortal state and grant him citizenship in the Kingdom.
ما يقوله الناس - كتابة مراجعة
لم نعثر على أي مراجعات في الأماكن المعتادة.
Thomas is Mystical
The Triad of Answers in Logion 50 and Tradition
The Vision of God or his Kavod
Preparations for the Visio Dei in Logia 27 and 37
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