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The Gnostics

Myth, Ritual, and Diversity in Early Christianity

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ISBN 9780674066038

Publication Date: 09/03/2012

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180 pages

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

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  • Preface
  • Abbreviations
  • 1. Imagining “Gnosticism” and Early Christianities
  • 2. Identifying the Gnostics and Their Literature
  • 3. The Myth and Rituals of the Gnostic School of Thought
  • 4. Unity and Diversity in Second-Century Rome
  • 5. Strategies of Self-Differentiation
  • Notes
  • Selected Bibliography of Primary Sources in Translation
  • Index

Awards & Accolades

  • A Choice Outstanding Academic Title of 2011

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