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The Secret History of the Gnostics
The Secret History of the Gnostics
Their Scriptures, beliefs and traditions
The book is unique in its scope and in the combination of a sympathetic approach to the Gnostics with accurate scholarship and clear explanation of the issues • Recent introductions to Gnosticism have either concentrated on the Nag Hammadi texts or have defined the subject in loose terms, whereas Andrew Phillip Smith provides a much larger selection of texts and a much more comprehensive overview and understanding of the subject. The book covers: - The beliefs and spiritual practices of the ancient Gnostics - The current revival of Gnosticism and the influence of the Gnostics on contemporary writers - The dramatic discoveries of the Gnostic gospels, including the Gospel of Judas - lost for fifteen centuries.
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Book Author
Andrew Philip Smith
Genre Religion & Beliefs
Binding
PERFECT BINDING (PAPERBACK)
Format
Large Print 16 Pt Edition (Standard Large Print)
ISBN
9781525231254
Publisher
Watkins Publishing
Approximate delivery

UP TO 30 DAYS (?)

Publication Date
22-Sep-2016