The Nag Hammadi Record is a socio-historical narration of just what went on during the thirty-two years from their discovery late in 1945, via their initial trafficking, and then attempts to monopolize, until finally their publication in 1977.
Edited by April D. DeConick, Gregory Shaw, and John D. Turner
The essays in Practicing Gnosis demonstrate that the Gnostics were not necessarily trendy intellectuals seeking epistomological certainities. Instead, this book explores how Gnostics were seeking religious experiences that relied on practices including ritual, magic, liturgy, and theurgy. This...
Edited by Johannes van Oort, University of Nijmegen / University of Pretoria
Augustine and Manichaean Christianity offers groundbreaking discussions of Augustine’s enduring relation with Manichaeism, disclosing the essential background of writings such as Confessiones, De ordine and De vera religione and powerful concepts like his theories of memory and vision of God.
Edited by Kevin Corrigan and Tuomas Rasimus in collaboration with Dylan M. Burns, Lance Jenott and Zeke Mazur
This Festschrift contains essays on a broad range of topics that deal with Sethian, Valentinian and other early Christian thought, as well as with Platonism and Neoplatonism, including especially the interaction between Greek philosophy and Gnosticism in late antiquity.
In Cosmology and Fate in Gnosticism and Graeco-Roman Antiquity, Denzey Lewis explores the rhetoric of "enslavement to fate" in the intellectual history of the 2nd century C.E., which she argues is differently articulated by ancient authors but to similar rhetorical ends.
Herausgegeben von Peter Nagel und Siegfried G. Richter
This volume contains the until-now unpublished dissertation "Die Bibel bei den Manichäern" and three related articles of Alexander Böhlig (*1912 † 1996), who was one of the leading scholars in Manichaean studies.
Der Band enthält die bis dato unpublizierte...
This volume is a revised edition of the only modern translation of the whole of Epiphanius' description and refutation of heresies. It deals with the Trinity, the Person of Christ, monasticism and other vital fourth century concerns, and is a participant's account of the period.
Herausgegeben von Gesine Schenke Robinson, Gesa Schenke und Uwe-Karsten Plisch
The collected essays provide a cross section of Hans-Martin Schenkes immense work in the field of New Testament, Gosticism, and Coptology that span a lifetime of scholaship in which he produced highly valued Coptic text editions as well as theological writings.
This book explores the ritual practices and their place on the way to salvation as they are proposed by authors from Greek, Latin and Coptic Hermetic literature, who belong to Egyptian wisdom, the Hermetic tradition.
À partir de la littérature hermétique grecque, copte...