A Dictionary of Gnosticism

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  • Author : Andrew Phillip Smith
  • Publisher : Quest Books
  • Pages : 296 pages
  • ISBN : 0835630978
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A Dictionary of Gnosticism

A Dictionary of Gnosticism
  • Author : Andrew Phillip Smith
  • Publisher : Quest Books
  • Release : 17 March 2014
GET THIS BOOK A Dictionary of Gnosticism

A Dictionary of Gnosticism is a scholarly yet accessible guide that covers the people, mythology, movements, scripture, and technical terms related to this pre-Christian Western religion. It contains nearly 1700 entries, from Aachiaram, an angel in the 'Secret Book of John to Zostrianos', a third-century Gnostic text, and is a reliable reference for the Nag Hammadi library and other Gnostic texts. An introduction explains who the Gnostics were and provides a whirlwind tour through the history of this captivating movement.

A Dictionary of the Jewish Christian Dialogue

A Dictionary of the Jewish Christian Dialogue
  • Author : Leon Klenicki,Geoffrey Wigoder
  • Publisher : Paulist Press
  • Release : 25 September 1995
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"This is an invaluable aid in helping readers become better acquainted with key issues involved in the relationship between Judaism and Christianity. It brings together significant discussions of major theological and religious topics that are an integral part of the faith dialogue between Jews and Christians." "Each topic is treated in two separate essays: one by a Christian scholar; the other by a Jewish scholar, and points of agreement and decisive differences stand out clearly."--BOOK JACKET.Title Summary field

The Secret History of the Gnostics

The Secret History of the Gnostics
  • Author : Andrew Phillip Smith
  • Publisher : Watkins Media Limited
  • Release : 24 November 2015
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The Secret History of the Gnostics offers long-awaited illumination on the mystical movement that teaches 'gnosis' - knowledge of God as opposed to unquestioning faith. Acclaimed author Andrew Phillip Smith delves into the myths and practices of this ancient movement, exploring its popularity during 2nd century AD, its subsequent decline under the weight of orthodoxy in the Church, and its present-day resurgence. Gnosticism has travelled a fascinating path - from the Manichaeans in Modern Persia between the 3rd and 7th

John the Baptist and the Last Gnostics

John the Baptist and the Last Gnostics
  • Author : Andrew Philip Smith
  • Publisher : Watkins Media Limited
  • Release : 16 August 2016
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Are there still Gnostics and can their roots be chased back to John the Baptist? Among the casualties of the western intervention in Iraq and the recent activities of ISIS are the Mandeans of Southern Iraq. These peace-loving people are now fleeing to the west . They are the last Gnostics, the only surviving remnant of the ancient sects who taught the direct knowledge of God, created their own gospels and myths and were persecuted as heretical by the church in

The Secret History of the Gnostics

The Secret History of the Gnostics
  • Author : Andrew Phillip Smith
  • Publisher : Watkins Media Limited
  • Release : 17 November 2015
GET THIS BOOK The Secret History of the Gnostics

The Secret History of the Gnostics offers long-awaited illumination on the mystical movement that teaches 'gnosis' - knowledge of God as opposed to unquestioning faith. Acclaimed author Andrew Phillip Smith delves into the myths and practices of this ancient movement, exploring its popularity during 2nd century AD, its subsequent decline under the weight of orthodoxy in the Church, and its present-day resurgence. Gnosticism has travelled a fascinating path - from the Manichaeans in Modern Persia between the 3rd and 7th

A Dictionary of the Bible

A Dictionary of the Bible
  • Author : James Hastings
  • Publisher : The Minerva Group, Inc.
  • Release : 01 October 2004
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For over a century the ten-volume Dictionary of the Bible has been the definitive reference. "It is a Dictionary of the Old and New Testaments, together with the Old Testament Apocrypha, according to the Authorized and Revised English Versions, and with constant reference to the original tongues. ... Articles have been written on the names of all Persons and Places, on the Antiquities and Archaeology of the Bible, on its Ethnology, Geology, and Natural History, on Biblical Theology and Ethic, and

The Gnostic World

The Gnostic World
  • Author : Garry W. Trompf,Gunner B. Mikkelsen,Jay Johnston
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 03 October 2018
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The Gnostic World is an outstanding guide to Gnosticism, written by a distinguished international team of experts to explore Gnostic movements from the distant past until today. These themes are examined across sixty-seven chapters in a variety of contexts, from the ancient pre-Christian to the contemporary. The volume considers the intersection of Gnosticism with Jewish, Christian, Islamic and Indic practices and beliefs, and also with new religious movements, such as Theosophy, Scientology, Western Sufism, and the Nation of Islam. This

The Gnostics

The Gnostics
  • Author : Andrew Phillip Smith Author
  • Publisher : Duncan Baird Publishers
  • Release : 03 January 2012
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The Gnostics is a one-stop guide to everything you need to know about this mystical movement that teaches knowledge of God rather than unquestioning faith.

Gnostic Religion in Antiquity

Gnostic Religion in Antiquity
  • Author : Roelof van den Broek
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release : 24 January 2013
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Gnostic religion is the expression of a religious worldview which is dominated by the concept of Gnosis, an esoteric knowledge of God and the human being which grants salvation to those who possess it. Roelof van den Broek presents here a fresh approach to the gnostic current of Late Antiquity within its historical and religious context, based on sources in Greek, Latin and Coptic, including discussions of the individual works of preserved gnostic literature. Van den Broek explores the various

A Bloody and Barbarous God

A Bloody and Barbarous God
  • Author : Petra Mundik
  • Publisher : University of New Mexico Press
  • Release : 15 May 2016
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A Bloody and Barbarous God investigates the relationship between gnosticism, a system of thought that argues that the cosmos is evil and that the human spirit must strive for liberation from manifest existence, and the perennial philosophy, a study of the highest common factor in all esoteric religions, and how these traditions have influenced the later novels of Cormac McCarthy, namely, Blood Meridian, All the Pretty Horses, The Crossing, Cities of the Plain, No Country for Old Men, and The