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Gnosis: The Nature and History of Gnosticism

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Publisher Comments:

Presents a readable and appealing introduction to what otherwise might seem an inaccessible religion of late antiquity.

Synopsis:

'Kurt Rudolph is the world's leading expert on the only branch of Gnosticism that has survived down to the present. He also is the scholar who has the most authoritative overview of the whole Gnostic phenomenon....(His) popular survey of Gnosticism...does for the next generation what Hans Jonas's Gnostic Religion did for the generation just past: present a readable and appealing introduction to what otherwise might seem an inaccessible religion of late antiquity.' --James M. Robinson, General Editor, The Nag Hammadi Library in English

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p.(391)-404) and index.

About the Author

Kurt Rudolph is an internationally recognized authority on Gnosticism. He is professor of history of religion at Philipps Universität, Marburg, West Germany.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780060670184
Subtitle:
The Nature and History of Gnosticism
Translator:
Wilson, Robert McLachlan
Author:
by Kurt Rudolph
Author:
Udo R
Author:
lph, Kurt
Author:
Rudolph, Kurt
Author:
Wilson, Robert McLachlan
Publisher:
HarperOne
Location:
San Francisco, Calif.?
Subject:
General
Subject:
History
Subject:
Church History
Subject:
Antiquities & Archaeology
Subject:
Gnosticism
Subject:
Christianity -- History.
Subject:
General Religion
Subject:
Religion Western-Gnosticism
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade PB
Series Volume:
107-113
Publication Date:
May 1987
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
432
Dimensions:
9.40x6.02x1.09 in. 1.03 lbs.
Age Level:
04-08

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"Synopsis" by , 'Kurt Rudolph is the world's leading expert on the only branch of Gnosticism that has survived down to the present. He also is the scholar who has the most authoritative overview of the whole Gnostic phenomenon....(His) popular survey of Gnosticism...does for the next generation what Hans Jonas's Gnostic Religion did for the generation just past: present a readable and appealing introduction to what otherwise might seem an inaccessible religion of late antiquity.' --James M. Robinson, General Editor, The Nag Hammadi Library in English
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