The Tree of Gnosis: Gnostic Mythology from Early Christianity to Modern Nihilism

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HarperSanFrancisco, 1992 - Religion - 296 pages
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This pioneering study interprets the mythology of dualism from Gnosticism to the medieval Cathars to modern nihilism. Couliano shows that, far from being "historically" transmitted, the underlying connection between all dualistic worldviews is a perennial and immensely appealing mindset.

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Contents

A Chronology
23
An Introduction
50
Fallen Wisdom
70
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