A Dictionary of Gnosticism

November 17, 2009|
A Dictionary of Gnosticism by Andrew Phillip Smith
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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. It contains nearly 1700 entries, from Aachiaram, an angel in the ''Secret Book of John to Zostrianos'', a third-century Gnostic text, and is a reliable reference for the Nag Hammadi library and other Gnostic texts. An introduction explains who the Gnostics were and provides a whirlwind tour through the history of this captivating movement.
Andrew Phillip Smith was born and grew up in Penarth in South Wales in the United Kingdom and took his degree in computer science at the University College of Wales, Swansea. From 1987, Andrew worked in computing in London, including a two-year stint providing technical support for the publishers Harcourt Brace. From 1997-2007 Andrew l...
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Title:A Dictionary of Gnosticism
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:296 pages, 9 X 6 X 0.48 in
Shipping dimensions:296 pages, 9 X 6 X 0.48 in
Published:November 17, 2009
Publisher:Quest Books
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780835608695

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