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Church & Gnosis. A Study of Christian thought and speculation in the Second Century. The Morse Lectures For 1931
Francis Crawford Burkitt [1864-1935]


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Book Description

Title:
Church & Gnosis. A Study of Christian thought and speculation in the Second Century. The Morse Lectures For 1931
Author:
Publication Year:
Location:
Cambridge
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Pages:
154
Subjects:
Church History, Gnosticism
Copyright Holder:
Public domain
Francis Crawford Burkitt [1864-1935], Church & Gnosis. A Study of Christian thought and speculation in the Second Century. The Morse Lectures For 1931

Table of Contents

  • Preface
  1. Introduction
    • Gnosis
    • Primitive Christian Beliefs
    • Paul
    • The Problem of the Old Testament
  2. Philpsophical Gnosticism
    • Astrology
    • Soma—Sema
    • Magic
    • The two kinds of Gnostic Love
    • Valentinus
    • The Barbelo-Gnostics
    • Note on the Name Berbelo
  3. Egyptian Gnostic Works
    • Pistic Sophia
    • God troubling himself about man
    • Mammon
    • Aberamenthou
    • The Books of Jeu (ʼΙεοῡ)
    • Basilides and Abrasax
  4. The Fourth: Mandaism and Christianity
    • The Fourth Gospel and John the Baptist
    • The Mandaeans
    • Note on the phrase Manda d'Hayye
  5. The Church and the Old Testament
  • Index
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