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The Gnostic Bible: Revised and Expanded Edition

The Gnostic Bible: Revised and Expanded Edition

by Willis Barnstone

Editorial: Shambhala Publications, Inc.
ISBN: 9781590306314
Número de páginas: 896
Formatos: pdf, ePub, mobi, fb2
Tamaño de archivo: 23 Mb
Fecha de publicación: 2020-06-02
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Gnosticism was a wide-ranging religious movement of the first millennium CE—with earlier antecedents and later flourishings—whose adherents sought salvation through knowledge and personal religious experience. Gnostic writings offer striking perspectives on both early Christian and non-Christian thought. For example, some gnostic texts suggest that god should be celebrated as both mother and father, and that self-knowledge is the supreme path to the divine. Only in the past fifty years has it become clear how far the gnostic influence spread in ancient and medieval religions—and what a marvelous body of scriptures it produced. The selections ...