The Secret Book of John: The Gnostic Gospel : Annotated and Explained
Darton Longman & Todd, 2006 - Apocryphon of John - 166 pages
This edition presents the complete text in a new translation with insightful yet unobtrusive commentary, drawing connections to Christianity, Buddhism, Hinduism, kabbalistic Judaism and Sufism. This clear, straightforward translation, by the author of 'The Gospel of Thomas', is designed for general readers.
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The Origin of Reality
Secondary Structures of the Divine Mind
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