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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 Christian H. Bull, University of Bergen, Liv Ingeborg Lied MF Norwegian School of Theology in Oslo, and John D. Turner, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Drawing on a wide array of sources, this anthology sets out to analyze the concepts of mystery and secrecy that occur in the ritual and rhetoric of antique Mediterranean religion, with an emphasis on Gnosticism, Christianity, and Paganism.
Edited by John D. Turner and Anne McGuire
This volume contains 22 papers from the Society of Biblical Literature's 1995 commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the discovery of the Nag Hammadi Library, with special focus on the Apocryphon of John, the Gospel of Thomas, and the Gospel of Philip.
Martha Lee Turner
This book tackles a basic problem in the interpretation of the gnostic Gospel according to Philip: the origins of its materials and the nature of their coherence. A persuasive argument is made that a compiler with distinctive interests assembled diverse materials into the present work.
Edited by Ken Turner, University of Brighton
A collection of invited papers that intends to explore the nature of the semantics/pragmatics interface by examining the extent to which the analysis of certain expressions or constructions can be pragmaticised. It contains papers that address the topic of 'making pragmatics semantic'.
Joost Kist, with contributions by Dominique Collon, Frans Wiggermann and Geoffrey Turner
Marcel Poorthuis, Joshua Schwartz, Joseph Turner (Eds.)
This volume contains essays dealing with complex relationships between Judaism and Christianity, taking a bold step, assuming that no historical period can be excluded from the interactive process between Judaism and Christianity, conscious or unconscious, as either rejection or appropriation
Edited by Klaus von Heusinger, University of Cologne and Ken Turner, University of Brighton
The papers in this collection focus on linguistic detail, not merely abstract discussions of a theoretical nature. It is suitable for scholars and students interested in the discipline of semantics-pragmatics. Each chapter integrates semantic and pragmatic facts into a single theory and finds an ...
Edited by Andrew J. Turner, James H. Kim On Chong-Gossard and Frederik Juliaan Vervaet
This book examines despotism and deceit in the Graeco-Roman world from historical and literary perspectives, over a range of historical periods including classical Athens, the Hellenistic kingdoms, late republican and early imperial Rome, late antiquity, and Byzantium.
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