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What Is Gnosticism?

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$30.00 • £24.95 • €27.00

ISBN 9780674017627

Publication Date: 04/30/2005


368 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

Belknap Press


  • Preface
  • Abbreviations
  • Introduction
  • 1. Why Is Gnosticism So Hard to Define?
  • 2. Gnosticism as Heresy
  • 3. Adolf von Harnack and the Essence of Christianity
  • 4. The History of Religions School
  • 5. Gnosticism Reconsidered
  • 6. After Nag Hammadi I: Categories and Origins
  • 7. After Nag Hammadi II: Typology
  • 8. The End of Gnosticism?
  • Note on Methodology
  • Bibliography
  • Notes
  • Index

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