Cosmology and Fate in Gnosticism and Graeco-Roman Antiquity

Under Pitiless Skies

Nicola Denzey Lewis, Brown University

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9789004245488
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9789004245761
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March 2013
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Hardback
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xiv, 206 pp.
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0929-2470
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81

Iain Gardner, University of Sydney, Jason BeDuhn Northern Arizona University and Paul Dilley, University of Iowa

Mani at the Court of the Persian Kings explores new evidence from the Chester Beatty Kephalaia, which presents Mani at the heart of Sasanian Iran, in dialogue with sages and nobles, acting as a cultural mediator between East and West.
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87
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004234703
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December 2014

James M. Robinson

The Nag Hammadi Story 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.
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86
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004262515
Publication date: 
June 2014

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...
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85
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004256293
Publication date: 
August 2013

Stephen J. Patterson, Willamette University

Ten seminal essays on the Gospel of Thomas from a scholar whose work has been at the center of the Thomas debate for more than two decades.
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84
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004250840
Publication date: 
July 2013

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.
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83
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004254770
Publication date: 
August 2013

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.
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82
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004223837
Publication date: 
July 2013

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...
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80
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004233348
Publication date: 
December 2012

Epiphanius of Salamis. Translated by F. Williams

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.
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Volume: 
79
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004228412
Publication date: 
December 2012

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.
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78
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004223905
Publication date: 
June 2012

Anna Van den Kerchove

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...
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Volume: 
77
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004223455
Publication date: 
January 2012

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