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Gnosticism: Digest (Rosicrucian Order AMORC Kindle Editions)

Gnosticism: Digest (Rosicrucian Order AMORC Kindle Editions)

by Rosicrucian Order AMORC


This issue of the Rosicrucian Digest presents a compendium of materials that provide a solid introduction to the most important aspects of Gnosticism.

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Gnosticism: New Light on the Ancient Tradition of Inner Knowing

Gnosticism: New Light on the Ancient Tradition of Inner Knowing

by Stephan A Hoeller


Gnosticism developed alongside Judeo-Christianity over two thousand years ago, but with an important difference: It emphasizes, not faith, but direct perception of God - Gnosticism being derived from the Greek word gnosis, meaning "knowledge." Given the controversial premise that one can know God directly, the history of Gnosticism is an unfolding drama of passion, political intrigue, martyrdom, and mystery...



The Wisdom of the Knowing Ones: Gnosticism: The Key to Esoteric Christianity

The Wisdom of the Knowing Ones: Gnosticism: The Key to Esoteric Christianity

by Manly P. Hall


If any group, which shared in the Christian mystery, possessed the esoteric secrets of the early Church, it was the Gnostics. This order preserved to the end the high ethical and rational standards which confer honor upon a teaching...



Gnosis: The Nature and History of Gnosticism

Gnosis: The Nature and History of Gnosticism

by Kurt Rudolph


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





Forbidden Faith: The Secret History of Gnosticism

Forbidden Faith: The Secret History of Gnosticism

by Richard Smoley


The success of books such as Elaine Pagels's Gnostic Gospels and Dan Brown's Da Vinci Code proves beyond a doubt that there is a tremendous thirst today for finding the hidden truths of Christianity ?..



Voices of Gnosticism: Interviews with Elaine Pagels, Marvin Meyer, Bart Ehrman, Bruce Chilton and Other Leading Scholars

Voices of Gnosticism: Interviews with Elaine Pagels, Marvin Meyer, Bart Ehrman, Bruce Chilton and Other Leading Scholars

by Miguel Conner


For several years, Miguel Conner has engaged the most prominent writers and scholars on Gnosticism and early Christianity on Aeon Byte Gnostic Radio. These interviews with 13 leading scholars represent one of the best ways to get to know ancient Gnosticism, the movement that has inspired Dan Brown, Philip Pullman, Philip K...



History of Gnosticism

History of Gnosticism

by Giovanni Filoramo


Gnosticism was considered a heresy among the early Christians and persisted for many centuries. Drawing upon the latest scholarship and a wide range of sources, including the writings of the Gnostics themselves, Giovanni Filoramo provides an introduction to this variation of early Christian dogma...



Living Gnosticism: An Ancient Way of Knowing

Living Gnosticism: An Ancient Way of Knowing

by Jordan Stratford


Twenty-two centuries ago in Alexandria, a sect of philosopher-poets fashioned a myth the strands of which weave through Christianity, Judaism, Islam and Greek philosophy, and inspired the legends of the Holy Grail...



A Dictionary of Gnosticism

A Dictionary of Gnosticism

by Andrew Phillip Smith


A Dictionary of Gnosticism is a scholarly yet accessible guide that covers the people, mythology, movements, scripture, and technical terms related to this pre-Christian Western religion...



Gnosticism, Docetism, and the Judaisms of the First Century: The Search for the Wider Context of the Johannine Literature and Why It Matters (The Library of New Testament Studies)

Gnosticism, Docetism, and the Judaisms of the First Century: The Search for the Wider Context of the Johannine Literature and Why It Matters (The Library of New Testament Studies)

by Urban C. von Wahlde


In this book von Wahlde provides an exploration of three distinct cultural and religious backgrounds against which scholars have frequently proposed that the Gospel and Letters of John are to be read and understood...



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