The elements of Gnosticism
Gnosticism, the secret mystical tradition of the Western world--thought by many to be the foundation of all Western mystery traditions--is here explained and explored. An excellent introduction and survey of the subject, the book includes an extensive bibliography with suggestions for further reading.
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Gnosticism Ancient and Modern
Gnosticism and Christianity
The Major Schools of Gnostic Thought
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