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Sethian Gnosticism and the Platonic Tradition
Language: en
Pages: 842
Authors: John Douglas Turner
Categories: Gnosticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2001 - Publisher: Presses Université Laval

Books about Sethian Gnosticism and the Platonic Tradition
Apocalypse of the Alien God
Language: en
Pages: 344
Authors: Dylan M. Burns
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-01-06 - Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press

In the second century, Platonist and Judeo-Christian thought were sufficiently friendly that a Greek philosopher could declare, "What is Plato but Moses speaking Greek?" Four hundred years later, a Christian emperor had ended the public teaching of subversive Platonic thought. When and how did this philosophical rupture occur? Dylan M.
Linguistic Manifestations in the Trimorphic Protennoia and the Thunder: Perfect Mind
Language: en
Pages: 204
Authors: Tilde Bak Halvgaard
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-12-18 - Publisher: BRILL

In Linguistic Manifestations in the Trimorphic Protennoia and the Thunder: Perfect Mind, Tilde Bak Halvgaard offers an analysis of these two Nag Hammadi texts against the background of ancient philosophy of language.
Apocalypse of the Alien God
Language: en
Pages: 336
Authors: Dylan M. Burns
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-01-22 - Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press

In the second century, Platonist and Judeo-Christian thought were sufficiently friendly that a Greek philosopher could declare, "What is Plato but Moses speaking Greek?" Four hundred years later, a Christian emperor had ended the public teaching of subversive Platonic thought. When and how did this philosophical rupture occur? Dylan M.
Gnostic Revisions of Genesis Stories And Early Jesus Traditions
Language: en
Pages: 208
Authors: Gerard P. Luttikhuizen
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006 - Publisher: BRILL

The book examines the critical use of biblical and early Christian traditions in such Christian-Gnostic texts as the Apocryphon of John, The Nature of the Archons, The Apocalypse of Adam, The Testimony of Truth, The Apocalypse of Peter, The Letter of Peter to Philip, and the apocryphal Acts of John.